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Halifax County tax deadline Dec. 5

A life of accomplishment

Accomplished artist, champion athlete, acclaimed tobacco auctioneer, interpreter and defender of the countryside — all describe Robert F. “Bob” Cage, who died Wednesday 19 in Raleigh, N.C. where he had…

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Tyree James Oliver Sr.

SoVaNow.com / July 02, 2013


Tyree James Oliver Sr. entered eternal rest on Saturday June 29, 2013 at Woodview Nursing Home.

He was born on Sept. 24, 1947 in Farmville, to the late Walter and Annie Venable Oliver. At an early age he accepted Christ as his personal savior and joined The Rocky Mount Baptist Church where he remained a member until death. He worked as a farmer and machine operator for Burlington Industries for 25 years. He was a kind-hearted person and didn’t mind helping others. Tyree loved being outsider fishing and gardening. Tyree was joined in holy matrimony to his wife of 39 years Dora Lee Hicks.

He leaves to cherish his memories a wife Dora Oliver, two daughters Jennifer and Laura Oliver of Clarksville, one son Tyree Oliver, Jr. of Skipwith, two brothers Thomas Oliver and Bobby Oliver (Rebecca), one sister Barbara Oliver all of Clarksville and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held Friday July 5, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Carter’s Funeral Home.

Carter’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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