Irene Oliver

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Memorial services for Irene Ferguson Oliver, 97, of Lufkin, was held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Cornerstone United Pentecostal Church in Lufkin. Interment was in the Rosevine Cemetery in Rosevine, Texas. Mrs. Oliver was born November 15, 1919. She passed from this life on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Will Arthur Oliver; son, Dwayne Oliver; and grandsons, Aaron Oliver and Brandon Oliver. Irene is survived by her children and their spouses, Doyle and Sarah Oliver, Roffie and Rev. Jerry Ensey, Laverne Oliver, Rev. Ron and Cheryl Oliver, Gaye and Bill Cain, David and Susan Oliver, Bishop Gary and Kimberly Oliver. She is also survived by her siblings, Adelle Burch, Margaret Oliver, Geraldine Goynes, Edna Cook, Myrtle Boyd and Bruce Ferguson; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, as well as nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested a donation in her memory be made to Cornerstone United Pentecostal Church, 1407 Ellis Avenue, Lufkin, TX 75901. Irene’s family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff of New Century Hospice for the exceptional care given to her. The family received friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at Gipson Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered at Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.

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