Olivia Marie Gonzales
66, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sun., September 22, 2013. She was a member of Umoja Christian Church. She was a graduate of Indiana University and received her Masters from Butler University. She taught English and Journalism at Broad Ripple H.S., Crispus Attucks H.S., Washington H. S. and Northwest H.S. She was a member of the Indpls. Metro Chapter of G.M.W.A., was listed in the Who's Who of American Educators, former Dean of Simmons Bible College, Indianapolis extension and Owner & Broker of Swan Real Estate Company.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Oliver and Ellis Marie Swan; and one son, Brandon. She is survived by sons, Ralph "Rick" L. Jackson (Sarah) and Rev. Ramon K. F. Jackson; daughter, Adrienne M. Gulley; brothers, Richard S. Swan (Georgia); Michael L. Swan and Ronald E. Swan; sisters, Pamela L. O'Neal and Denise M. Sweatt; 4 grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Noon in Umoja Christian Church, 3685 Commercial Drive. Friends may call on Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Williams & Bluitt Funeral Home . http://www.williamsandbluitt.com