DEXTER - Deslin "Jack" Oliver, 86, died March 22, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare.
Born Nov. 3, 1917, at Townley, son of the late James Harvey and Barbara Burrow Oliver, he attended the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter. He was a shoe factory foreman from 1945-63 and then operated a used car lot and service station.
On April 24, 1939, at New Madrid, he married Delphia Brown who preceded him in death on June 22, 2003.
Survivors include: three sisters, Ruby Jewell Buckley of Piggott, Ark., and Melissa Buckley and Sylvia Hinze of Malden; and several nieces and nephews.
Also preceding him in death were three brothers, Orley "Dike" Oliver, James Allen Oliver and Otis Oliver; and three sisters, Gracy Lucille Oliver, Oma Oliver and Oceola Hamlin.
Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday. The Revs. Ralph Buckley and Mike Davis will officiate.
Burial will follow in Malden Memorial Park Cemetery.