Mamie Oliver was born to the late Bill and Gussie Jones on October 19, 1924 in Dubberly. Mamie was the 14th child of 15 born to this union. Mamie attended Hopewell Elementary School.
She accepted Christ at an early age at Hopewell Baptist Church in Dubberly. Mamie was a faithful member until her health failed.
She married the late J. B. Oliver in 1948. To this union one son was born, James Oliver.
Mamie was employed at Minden Medical Center for more than 30 years. She will be remembered for her sweet smile and great sense of humor. She "never met a stranger" and touched the heart of everyone who knew her with a quiet manner and generous spirit.
Ms. Mamie Oliver departed this life quietly and peacefully on August 11, 2012.
She leaves to cherish her memories three nephews, Robert "Tony" Rhodes (Annie) of Shreveport, Raymond Jones of Minden and Felton Jones (Margie) of Oakland, California; two great-nieces, Rhoshunda Rhodes Carroll (Cliff) of Atlanta, Georgia and Tonya Rhodes Jupiter (Steven) of New Orleans; one great-nephew, Eric Jones of Minden; three favorite great-great-nieces, Celeste Jupiter, Kali Jupiter and Connor Carroll; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by husband, J. B. Oliver and son, James Oliver.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 18, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Kennon's Mortuary. with Rev. J. W. Kelley, officiating. Interment will follow at Hopewell Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, August 17 in the chapel of Kennon's Mortuary from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.