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Mary Frances Dumond Oliver

Stuttgart, AR, 1923 - 2016

Mary Frances Dumond Oliver, 92, of Stuttgart, Ark., peacefully and joyfully went to meet the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. She was born Sept. 27, 1923. She was predeceased by husband, R. B. Oliver; father and mother, Curtis Dumond and Jacie Pittman Dumond; and sister, Vergie McCollum, all of Stuttgart. Survivors are daughters: Lynne Siems (Curtis), Karen Carnahan (Charles, deceased) of Stuttgart, Brooks Holt (Dennis) of Charleston, S.C.; and niece, Allison D. Denman Holland of Little Rock. Grandchildren include Clay Siems (Sandy) of Stuttgart, Shelley Duch (Mark) of Little Rock, Ashley Holt of Los Angeles, Calif., Todd Carnahan (Lisa) of Mountain View, and Jon Carnahan (Kelly) of Little Rock; eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She will be missed by many friends, especially Norma Oliver, her sister-in-law and friend since high school. Her family and friends were inspired by her love of Christ and life-long leadership in the Christian faith; she had the ability to make everyone know they were loved. Mary Oliver was a fine example of how to live a Christian life as a Godly woman. Family visitation will be held Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. at First Christian Church in Stuttgart in the fellowship hall. A memorial celebration of life service will be held Thursday, Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary of First Christian, followed by lunch for the family in the fellowship hall. Memorials may be sent in Mary Oliver's memory to First Christian Church, 921 South Main, Stuttgart, AR 72160; the Grand Prairie Chapter of the DAR, c/o Raeann Braithwaite, Box 15, Almyra, AR 72003; or the donor's choice.
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Published January 25, 2016

Turpin Funeral Home, Inc.
1107 W. 22nd St., Stuttgart, AR
Phone: 870-673-1502