|Birth: ||Apr. 21, 1930|
|Death: ||Sep. 16, 2012|
Jessie Willard Olive, Sr., 82, of Florence, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at his residence after an extended illness. He was retired from Reynolds Metals Plant, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and then served with the 115th Signal Battalion of the Alabama Army National Guard.
Visitation was Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at Greenview Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at Hendrix Chapel Church of Christ, with Wayne Wood officiating. The body will be placed in the church one hour before the service. Burial will follow in Greenview Memorial Park. Military funeral honors will be accorded at graveside.
Mr. Olive was preceded in death by his parents, James Wilburn and Rosa Lee McNeece Olive, and brothers, James Grady and Benny Ray Olive.
He is survived by his wife Norma Wade Olive, of Florence; sons, Jessie Willard Olive Jr., of Florence, Kevin Lee Olive, of Decatur, Ala; daughters, Susan Hinton, of Lutts, Tenn., Bobbie Tucker, of Florence, Kathy Watkins, of Florence; sister, Gladys Olive Bevis, of Florence; grandchildren, Wesley, Bradley and Kelli Tucker, all of Florence, Will Hinton, of Killen, Julie Randolph, of Florence, Jeremy Olive, of Chatanooga, Tenn., Eli Watkins, of Florence, Ashley Williams, of Clarksville, Tenn.. Great-grandchildren, Chandler Culbreth Tucker, Mekenna and Mileigh Tucker, Paisley Peters, Palmer Tucker, Gavin Randolph, all of Florence, Gracie Mae Hinton, of Killen, Jaycie Goodlow, of Huntsville, and Brantley Tucker, of Florence.
Pallbearers will be grandchildren, Wesley Tucker, Bradley Tucker, Will Hinton, Jeremy Olive, Eli Watkins and nephews , Donnie Bevis, Tim Bevis, and a family friend, W.J. Hall.
Chandler Culbreth Tucker will serve as honorary pallbearer.
An online guest book may be viewed and sighed at Greenview Funeral Home. Arrangements by Greenview Funeral Home.
James W. Olive (1905 - 1986)
Rosa Lee McNeece Olive (1909 - 1975)
Jessie Willard Olive (1930 - 2012)
James Grady Olive (1932 - 1952)*
Greenview Memorial Gardens
Forest Hills (Lauderdale County)
Maintained by: William Anthony Watkins
Originally Created by: Joy Favors
Record added: Sep 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97354294
Thank you J.W. for being such a good father-in-law to me, I will never forget you.|
William Anthony Watkins
Added: Sep. 26, 2012