Frances Huffman Oliver, 89 of Newport, Virginia, passed away August 8, 2019. She was born on April 22, 1930, to Harless Ray Huffman and Hazel Veara Paitsel Huffman in Roanoke, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Thelma Huffman Munford, husband Wayne J. Oliver, sons Larry “Jack” Oliver and Lonnie M. Oliver and great-granddaughter Bridgett J. Oliver.
She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-laws Garry and Claudia Oliver, Sharon Oliver, Denise Oliver, Glenn and Betty Oliver and Randy Oliver and Catherine Hall. Grandchildren William “B.J.” Oliver and wife Teresa, Marty Oliver, Natasha Smith and husband Jeremy, Meagan Oliver, Stephen Oliver, Sr., Alisha Lipes and husband Dalton, Jason Oliver & Randall Oliver. Great-grandchildren Chelsea Bradford, Stephen Oliver, Jr., Maddy Oliver, Grant Oliver, Riley Smith, Alexis Smith and Avery Oliver-Perdue.
Frances worked for Virginia Tech food services and retired after 21 years. She was a lifelong member of Level Green Christian Church. She was also an avid quilter and enjoyed gardening.
The family would like to extend its gratitude and appreciation to the staff of Heritage Hall Rehabilitation Center and Lewis-Gale Hospital Montgomery for their care and compassion during her final days.
The family received friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, August 12, at Paitsel Funeral Home. A funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 13, at Level Green Christian Church. Interment was at Ross Cemetery after the service. Arrangements were by Paitsel Funeral Home. www.paitselfh.com