|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1926|
|Death: ||Mar. 5, 2010|
"Beloved and dearly missed wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend"
Laverne Carter Oliver, 83, went home peacefully to be with her Lord Friday, March 5, 2010. She passed away three days after having a sudden heart attack. She had family with her when she passed.
Born Wilma Laverne Carter, she was a native of Georgia and the daughter of the late Luther and Lavada Carter of Portsmouth, Virginia. She moved with her family from Georgia to Portsmouth when she was thirteen. She grew up in Portsmouth, married and raised her family there. In 1972, she moved again with her husband and sons to Richmond. She was employed by The Retreat Hospital as an accounts payable clerk and retired after almost twenty years of service.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 65 years, Robert Oliver and three sons, Bob Oliver of Jacksonville, N.C., Jerry Oliver and his wife Marybeth of Midlothian and Tim Oliver of Atlanta. In addition, she's survived by two grandchildren, Lauren and Ryan Oliver.
She also leaves behind her younger sister, Mrs. Eleanor Thomas and her husband Robert E. Thomas of Jacksonville, Florida; several nieces and nephews; many devoted friends including longtime friends at Fairmount Christian Church in Mechanicsville where she was a member for many years.
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In addition to her parents listed below, she was preceded in death by her older brothers...
Royce Vance Carter (1921-1936) and
William Earl Carter (1924-2007).
Her paternal grandparents were...
Manning C. Carter (1872-1907) and
Victoria McLellan Carter (1870-1932).
Her maternal grandparents were...
James Monroe Wilcox (1867-1938) and
Lavinia Browning Wilcox (1870-1917).
Luther Carter (1898 - 1967)
Rhoda Lavada Wilcox Carter (1899 - 1971)
Robert Oliver (1923 - ____)*
Royce Vance Carter (1921 - 1936)*
William Earl Carter (1924 - 2007)*
Laverne Carter Oliver (1926 - 2010)
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Westhampton Memorial Park
Plot: Garden of the Word, Sect. 1, Lot 330
GPS (lat/lon): 37.59651, -77.5955
Created by: Tim Oliver
Record added: Oct 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77732043