Rose Oliver



Rose Oliver, age 79, of San Augustine, passed from this life in the late evening hours of Monday, August 5, 2019, at her beloved home in San Augustine County.


Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 9, 2019, in the Shiloh Baptist Church, located at FM 354, in San Augustine.  Officiating will be Bro. Randy "Mo" Mills, Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church.  Interment will be in the Spring Ridge Cemetery in San Augustine County. 

Visitation will be held Thursday, August 8, 2019, from the hours of 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel, 316 West Columbia Street, San Augustine, Texas. 


Rose was born December 8, 1939,  in Miami, Florida, to the late Julia (Siry) Anderson and Matthew S. Anderson, III.  Previously living in the State of Florida, she relocated to the Piney Woods of Deep East Texas to her beloved community of Denning, located in San Augustine County.  Rose was well known for her love for senior citizens in the local area nursing homes. She served on the Alzheimer's Association and was actively involved in their annual walk. She loved to share her time and friendship to all she met.   She had worked as a bookkeeper for Quick Lube and Oil Change which had several branches throughout East Texas with home offices in Center along with Griffin Oil Company for several years.  She was a dear beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, who loved her family and her dear friends very much.  She was a member of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in San Augustine where she so gracefully served as an active member. 


Those who will cherish her memory include her beloved children, her daughter, Suzie M. Wise of San Augustine; her sons, Charles L. Rutherford of Morganton, North Carolina; Steve G. Rutherford of Orlando, Florida; John M. Rutherford of Bradenton, Florida; James A. Rutherford of Killeen; her loving grandchildren, Chad A. Rutherford, Steve G. Rutherford, II., Brandon Rutherford, Charlene Renee Rutherford, Allysa Joy Rutherford, Benjamin John Rutherford, Charles Jacob Rutherford, and Lydia Anne Rutherford, along with 7 great-grandchildren, and a beloved brother, Matt Anderson, IIII., of New Orleans, Louisiana.


She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Hoy "Jack" Oliver, and her beloved parents, Matthew S. Anderson, III and Julia Anderson, along with a half-sister, Madeline Sadosky.

Pallbearers will include, Steve G. Rutherford, II., Brandon Rutherford, Charlene Rutherford, Lydia Rutherford, Darrenn Fountain, and Noel Marshall.   Honorary pallbearers will include, Jackie Bell, Grady Lay, and Dwayne Oliver.


In lieu of flowers, memorials or donations may be made to the Activity Department, c/o Twin Lakes Care Center, 451 S. El Camino Crossing, San Augustine, Texas  75972

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