Ethel Jean was born to John Thomas Oliver and Crystal Enyart Oliver. She passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021 at the age of 88 in Manvel, TX. Ethel Jean was a retired nurse who graduated from Hermann nursing school in Houston, TX in June of 1960. She went on to practice at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. Ethel Jean would leave the hospital scene and went to work for Houston's Ear, Nose and Throat clinic and finished her career working for the amazing Dr. Edward Albert Blackburn M.D., before her retirement. Ethel Jean is preceded in death by her parents John T Oliver and Crystal Enyart Oliver. Her son, John Pat Tate, Her daughter, Amanda Jane Tate, Her Sisters, Bessie Mills, Crystal Leger, Madine McMahon. Brothers, Johnny Oliver, Leroy Harrison and Lloyd Harrison.
Ethel Jean leaves to cherish her memory her children: Janine Tate, Franklin Tate, Debra Tate and Husband Michael Maeker.
Her sister: Zetta and husband Melvin Hart, sister in law: Dena Hart. Grandchildren: Donjha and husband Scott Cook, Shalena and husband Matt Brewer, Franklin Tate Jr. and wife Sarah. Brian Tate, Joel Tate, Paul Knighton, Jared Evans, Tony Evans, James Evans, Tresha and Danielle.
Great grandchildren: Samantha Walker, Zane Brownfield, Gabrielle Cook, Lila Jean, Garrett, Rylee, and Carlee Brewer and Delan Tate. Along with many nieces, nephews and friends.
Mom was a child of God and enjoyed her day in the sun.
Mom did not have to fear the wrath of God when her earthly life expired. She trusted in the finished work of the cross and eagerly anticipated for the Lord to speak, " Well done, thy good and
"We know one day we will not have to search for mom, because we will find her, find her in the gentle breeze, in words to our favorite song.
We know we will one day realize that mom has been with us all along. Our mom will, well apart of her will always live in us and our children.
We really do not need to search far to find mom. we are her children and that means a part of her will always be with us."
Eagerly awaiting seeing you soon mom, We love you. Tell grandpa and grandma hi
Published by The Bay Area Citizen from Sep. 8 to Sep. 9, 2021.