Barbara Jean Oliver, 88, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 17th, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.
“Jean”, as she affectionately known by her family and friends was born Sunday, May 5th, 1929 to the late Samuel and Virginia Newbern in Jarvisburg, North Carolina. Jean was an avid NASCAR fan, loved country music but nothing could match the love of her family. Jean will always be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and friend. She will be deeply missed.
Left to cherish her memory is: five children; Carroll Wallace and wife Jo, Danny Wallace and wife Leisa, Linda Dougherty and husband Mark, Gary Wallace, Robert Oliver Jr. and wife Carmen; seven Grandchildren: Graham Wallace, Chrystal Wallace, Kevin Wallace, Karen Carmack, Jeremy Carmack, Aaron Oliver and Kyle Wallace; and four great-grandchildren: Dariane, Cierra, Jaden, and Hayden
Jean is preceded in death by both parents and her husband of 58 years, Robert Oliver, Sr.
A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 pm, Thursday December 28th, 2017 at Family Choice Burials & Cremations. Burial will follow at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk.
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