The Rev. Tommy Choate officiated. Burial followed in East End Cemetery, in Cadiz.
Mrs. Oliver died of natural causes at 11:15 a.m. Friday, June 18, 2010 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville.
Mrs. Oliver was born Monday, April 20, 1925 in Lyon County. She was the daughter of the late Rummage Fulks and the late Rosie Effie Banister.
Mrs. Oliver worked as a private sitter and a homemaker. She was a member of the Hurricane Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James Lucian Watkins; her second husband, James Marvin “Moody” Oliver; three sons, Larry Watkins, Marvin Gayle Oliver and Donnie Oliver; one brother, George Fulks; and three grandchildren, Ricky Finley, Nicky Harris and Jaime Harris.
Survivors include two sons, Billy Joe Watkins of Pembroke and Jerry Raymond Watkins of Crofton; two daughters, Rita Herndon of Cadiz and Nita Oliver Boyd of Cadiz; two sisters, Nita Jane Nanny of Detroit, Mich., and Elta B. Heater of Alabama; 18 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, eight step-great grandchildren, nine great-great grandchildren and one-step-great-great grandchild.
Serving, as pallbearers were Greg Oliver, Chris Oliver, Brian Oliver, John Watkins, Neil Watkins, Adam Curtis and Tojo Oliver.
Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society c/o Dee Eggers 203 Choctaw Drive, Cadiz, KY 42211.