Dorothy Oliver

Obituary of Dorothy Gertrude Harris Oliver

Dorothy Gertrude Harris Oliver, 102, widow of Thomas Alexander Oliver, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at her home. Born in Columbia, she was a daughter of the late Edgar Ralph Harris and Eunice Stack Harris. Mrs. Oliver attended the University of South Carolina and was a U. S. Marine Corps veteran serving as a Staff Sergeant in World War II. She was retired from the Veterans Administration Regional Office in Columbia, SC and was a longtime member of Shandon United Methodist Church in Columbia. Surviving are one daughter, Mary Oliver Quattlebaum (Bill) of Fleming Island, FL; two sons, Robert Harris Oliver (Angie) of N. Augusta, SC and Richard Thomas Oliver (Sharon) of West Columbia, SC; six grandchildren including Dr. Alexander Quattlebaum, Ginny Oliver Heron, Katherine Oliver, Megan Drennon, Ashley Havird, and Scott Blalock; and also six great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Shandon United Methodist Church, 3407 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29205. On-line condolences may be made at Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.
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