OAKLAND CITY — Olive I. Strickland 92, of Oakland City, entered rest Tuesday Nov. 28, 2017 at Good Samaritan Home in Oakland City.

She was born March 17, 1925 in Petersburg, to Hamilton and Rebecca (Sumner) Willis.

Olive was preceded in death by her parents, sister Thelma L. Willis.

Olive was a 70-year member of Oakland City Church of the Nazarene, where she taught Sunday School. Many years ago, she worked at Republic Aviation in Evansville.

She is survived by daughters Nancy (Tom) Alvey and Carol(Tony) McDowell both of Oakland City; grandchildren, Lori (Brad) Elaman, Stacy Holmes and Clint McDowell; great-grandchildren Travis (Kayla) Fleisher, Tyler Fleisher, Kolbi King, Caleb and Jacob Elaman; great great-grandson, Brodie Fleisher.

Service is at 11 a.m. Friday Dec. 1, 2017 at Oakland City Church of The Nazarene, with Rev. Darin Nossett and Rev. Jonathan Scott officiating. Burial will be in Montgomery Cemetery. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel and from 9 a.m. Friday until service hour at the church. Family ask that memorial contribution in memory of Olive be sent to the Oakland City Church of the Nazarene. Envelopes will be available at the chapel. Family and friends may send messages of comfort to www.lambbahsam.com

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