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Sept. 27, 1922-May 28, 2010

KENLY -- Marcedes Kirby Oliver, 87, died Friday. Marcie was born in Johnston County to the late W. Luther and Mattie Phillips Kirby.

Funeral services will be today at 4 p.m. at Kenly Free Will Baptist Church with visitation to follow in the fellowship hall.

She was married to Richard A. Oliver, who preceded her in death.

She worked as a nurse with Dr. Paul C. Bennett Jr., and retired after 30 years. Following her retirement, she was employed as a home patient care coordinator with Wayne Pharmacy.

Marcie was a long-time member of Kenly Free Will Baptist Church, where she served in many capacities. She was active in the Woman's Auxiliary for many years and received a life membership award.

Surviving are Richard "Ritchie" A. Oliver Jr., of Kenly; Randy K. Oliver and Carol of Selma; Shelia O. Gardner and Don of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Amy Burnett and Craig, Marla Massey and Reuben, Josh Pittman and Leigh, Elizabeth Hare and Lee; great-grandchildren, Katheryn Burnett, Reganne Pittman-Hare, KarLee Hare; sisters, Edith Hansley of Sneads Ferry, Merle Kirby and Bill of Wendell, Bobbie Holland and Preston, Jackie Flowers and Frank, both of Goldsboro; special friend, Raymond Shirley of Kenly. She was preceded in death by sister, Annie Mae Medlin.

Memorials or contributions may be made to Kenly Free Will Baptist Church, P.O. Box 487, Kenly, NC 27542, Kitty Askins, 107 Handley Park, Goldsboro, NC 27534, or to a charity of your choice.


Published in Obituaries on May 30, 2010 10:15 AM