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Chad Oliver

Tuesday, September 2, 2003

Chad Oliver, 38, of Ash Flat died Aug. 25, 2003, in an automobile accident on Highway 63 near Hoxie.

He was employed as a district conservationist in Izard County. Born in Walnut Ridge and formerly of Strawberry, he was a graduate of Arkansas State University and a member of the Church of Christ at Agnos.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents -- Arthur and Noma Oliver and Roy Walker. His daughter, Camillia, died in the accident with him.

Survivors include his wife, Becky Nicholson Oliver of the home; a son, Payton Oliver of the home; his parents, Jerry and Sheila Oliver of Strawberry; two brothers -- Reggie Oliver and Malcolm Oliver, both of Jonesboro; a sister, Shanna Smith of Walnut Ridge; and his grandmother, Erma Claire Walker of Strawberry.

The funeral service was Aug. 29 at Strawberry Church of Christ in Strawberry with Barry Wilkes and Tommie Boles officiating. Burial was in Penn Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home of Lynn.

Pallbearers were Nathan Oliver, Mark Brannon, Glen McSpadden, Devin McSpadden Josh Walker, Dustin Rogers, Adam Nicholson, Aaron Nicholson, Jacob Nicholson and Lance Humphries.

Honorary pallbearers were Glen Lance, Kurt Howard, Greg Howard, Scott Whitmire, Robert Davis and Eddie Durham.

Memorials may be sent to Jonesboro Human Develop-ment Center, 4710 Colony Drive, Jonesboro, AR 72404.