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Joanne Foster Oliva


1957 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Joanne Foster Oliva Obituary
Joanne Foster Oliva August 19, 1957 - July 30, 2012 Services will be held on Friday, August 3rd, at 11:00am at Emmanuel Temple Church, 431 Brundage Ln., Bakersfield, CA 93304. Joanne Foster Oliva was born to Pearlie Drew Foster and William Tell Foster on August 19, 1957 in Bakersfield, California. Growing up, Joanne attended local Bakersfield schools and participated in many sports with Track being one of her most favorite, as she spoke of often. Joanne continued her adult life by becoming an incredible, amazing, loving and nurturing mother to her sons. She also obtained her license as a Respiratory Therapist which she furthered her nurturing skills to all of her patients for over 25 years. Joanne loved life and always lived it to the fullest. She loved music, dancing, friends and had an exceptionally strong relationship with her Savior, Lord Jesus Christ. Joanne is preceded in death by her mother and father. She is survived by her loving, devoted son Atlas Kendricks II and wife Jennifer of Texas, son Leelynn Kendricks and wife Halston of Bakersfield and son Glenn Colbert of Bakersfield. She also leaves behind her most cherished 8 grandchildren, Cheyenne, Alexis, Jaylen, Amazine, Raelyn, Malanah, Hoss and Ella Jo; sisters, Vicky Lyons, Sharon Foster, Donna Foster and brother William Foster with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many cherished friends. Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Funeral Services www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2012
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