Georgia Ruth Oliver
Died: Saturday, September 21, 2013
Georgia Ruth Oliver, 94 of St.Ignace passed away peacefully Saturday morning, September 21 at Mackinac Straits Hosiptal She was born in Detroit April 17,1919 to George A. and Hattie (Simmons) Cronkhite. She married Frederick Oliver in Detroit and they had a very loving and long marriage until he died April 17,1975. She later married Tom Powers, and he died . They lived in Largo Florida several years before she moved back to Clinton Township, then to St.Ignace 21 years ago. She was a very active member of the St.Ignace United Methodist Church and Methodist Women; loved the library, and animal shelter. and she was a proud homemaker.

She is survived by her family; Jack (Josphine) Oliver, Clinton Township; James (Irene) Oliver, Davenport, Florida; and Richard (Cynthia) Oliver, St,.Ignace; 9 grandchildren,Randy, Tracy, Susan, Kristina, Debbie, Abigail, Melanie, Jennifer and Nicholas; and 19 great  grandchildren. and her loving dog, Curtis.She was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Blake, Frank and Ralph; and Jenny Louise and Harriett.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 25 at 1 pm  at the United Methodist Church in St.Ignace with Pastor Susie Hierholzer officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 11 am until service time Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery beside her husband, Frederick..Pallbearers will be Jack, Jim and Dick Oliver, Ken Durbin, Tony Diminnie and John Armstrong. Memorials be be directed to either  St.Judes or the Salvation Army with envelopes available from Dodson Funeral Home, who assisted with arrangements.
Guest Book Entries:
Lynda A. Garlitz
September 24th, 2013 5:22 pm
Our hearts are very heavy hearing of the loss of your mother. Please know all of us from your Sugar Island family will keep you in our prayers.
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