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Obituary for Mary Magaleen Oliver (Armour)

Mary Magaleen Armour Oliver, age 82, of Lula, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2022.

Born on December 3, 1940, in Hall County, she was a daughter of the late Taft Armour and Leler Bell Dodd Armour. Mrs. Oliver retired from Lanier Timber, where she was an office manager for 42 years. She was of the Holiness faith and attended New Haven Congregational Holiness Church in Gainesville. Mrs. Oliver was steadfast in her love for her family; a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and aunt. Mrs. Oliver was an avid shopper and always carried herself in elegant fashion. She was truly one in a million and will be forever missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, David Armour, Moses Armour, and Jerry Armour; brothers-in-law, Jimmy Wiley, Leon Almand, and Rev. Robert Magness; sisters-in-law, Frankie Armour, and Mattie Jean Armour.

Survivors include her loving husband of 62 years, Freeman Lewis Oliver of Lula; son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Daisy Oliver of Lula; grandchildren and spouses: Roxie Miller (Josh), Jared Oliver (Michaela), Jessie Beasley (Todd); great grandchildren: Eliza Miller, Logan Miller, Blakely Oliver, and Millie Reed Beasley; brothers and sisters-in-law: Daniel Armour (LouNell) of Lula, Rev. Jacob Armour (Sue) of Alto, and Joseph Armour (Doris) of Alto; sisters, Ann Magness of Alto and Rachel Wiley Almand of Lula; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5 – 8 pm on Wednesday, December 28, 2022, at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm on Thursday, December 29, 2022, in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Rev. Tim Beasley and her son, Rev. Danny Oliver officiating. Interment will follow at Living Mission United Methodist Church Cemetery in Lula.

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