Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Morgan Funeral Chapel for Thomas Michael "Mike" Oliver, 67, Attalla, who died Feb. 1, 2012. Bro. Anthony Patterson will officiate. Burial will be in Rainbow Memorial Gardens. Morgan Funeral Chapel and Crematory directing.
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Mr. Oliver was a member of Stowers Hill Baptist Church. He was a 1963 graduate of Etowah High School and a 1971 graduate of Jacksonville State University. He taught school at General Forrest and Cory middle schools and was retired from the Gadsden City School System after 30 years of service. He was an avid Auburn football fan and a loving father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends.
Mr. Oliver was preceded in death by his parents, Roger and Geraldine Oliver.
Survivors: loving wife of 45 years, Margaret Gray Oliver, Attalla; daughter, Tracy (Jon) Autrey, Birmingham; son, Eric Oliver, Attalla; grandsons, Coleman and Carson Autrey; host of aunts and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
Pallbearers: Charles Bailey, Carl Bailey, Paul Bailey, Jerry Busch, Jeff Reyer, Kyle Rogers and Allen Caton.
Honorary pallbearers: Richard Bohanon, Roland Lister, Royce Head, Travis Atkins and all former fellow teachers in the Gadsden City School System.
Special thanks to the nurses and staff at MICU at Gadsden Regional Medical Center, Dr. Alberto Echeverri, Dr. Cesar Fernandez, Dr. Hemant Sinha and Dr. Asif Kaleem.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 this evening at Morgan Funeral Chapel. The family request casual dress for both visitation and the service.
Morgan Funeral Chapel & Crematory
625 Gilbert Ferry Rd SE
Attalla, AL 35954
Published in The Gadsden Times on Feb. 3, 2012