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Mr. William L. “Billy” Oliver, 83 year old resident of Lanett, died Sunday morning, May 1, 2011, at East Alabama Medical Center

Mr. Oliver was born Saturday, May 28, 1927 in Lanett, Alabama, the son of the late Harvey Lee and Emma Sue Holladay Oliver. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lanett, the Men’s Club, Happy Medium Sunday School Class and served on the Administrative Board. Mr. Oliver graduated from Lanett High School, served in the United States Navy during World War II and retired from West Point Stevens after 33 years of continuous service.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, May McDonald Oliver of Lanett; one son and daughter in law, Bill and Denise Oliver of Lanett; 3 grandchildren, Katie Oliver, Kristen Oliver, and Karlee Oliver all of Lanett; one sister, Ann Oliver Batson of Lanett; a niece and her husband Linda Sue and Steve Perryman of Valley, Alabama; 2 nephews and their wives, David Lee and Debrah Batson of Wetumpka and Jimmy and Tammy Batson of Opelika; several great nieces and nephews.

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December 10, 2011
Sue Haughton Saxon friend Carol Ann Lane Warren fr wrote at
2011-05-02 08:53:58Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Friend and former coworker with May Oliver wrote at
2011-05-02 12:20:24May, deepest sympathy to you and your family.

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former coworker at the WPP Employment Center, Shawmut, AL, in the late 1960's Brian Bennett..Friend of the Family wrote at
2011-05-02 12:22:32Thoughts and prayers from the entire Bennett family. May God grant you peace during this difficult time. Lisa Hodnett/Frontier Bank wrote at
2011-05-02 14:47:44My thoughts and prayers are with you. Larry and JoAnn Buckley wrote at
2011-05-02 21:41:42Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Byron McEachern wrote at
2011-05-03 12:16:36Our thoughts are with you May and Bill Byron McEachern

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