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Minister Thomas Albert Oliver
October 18, 1951 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old
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Thomas Albert Oliver was born October 18, 1951, to Randolph Oliver and Loreane Collins Oliver in Amarillo TX, where he attended North Heights elementary school, Carver High School, and Palo Duro High School graduating May 1969. Upon graduation he enlisted in the US Air Force from 1969-1982. While serving he was stationed in Vietnam, Germany, and Italy. While stationed in Germany he played on the men’s basketball team. Before departing the military Thomas was ranked as a Sargent.
Upon leaving the Military, he worked for the City of Dallas as an Animal Control Officer. In 1991Thomas joined Alexander Chapel Primitive Baptist Church and upon receiving his license by Elder Henry Chambers, Sr., to Preach the Word of God. He then went on to serve as assistant Pastor at Carter Chapel Primitive Baptist Church. He also volunteered his time at Faith City Mission.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents Randolph and Loreane Oliver; sister, Renia Oliver-Lovejoy; brother, Herny Oliver and son, Randolph E Oliver.
He is survived by his wife Letha Williams-Oliver; daughter, Carmer Renee Harris (Charles) of Clarendon TX; sister, Ruby Oliver (Sonny) of Los Angeles, CA; sister, Evalyn Bacon Detroit, MN; five grandchildren, Michael Randall of Clarendon TX; Quincy Harris of Odessa, TX; Charleston Harris of Whitedeer, TX; Charlene Harris of Amarillo, TX; and Shantel Harris of Clarendon, TX; four stepchildren, Tracie Williams of DeSoto, TX; Darnell Williams of Amarillo, TX; Erica Bowers-Bess (Marcus) of Tomball, TX; Tommorra Bowers of Charlotte, NC; a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Thomas took pride in his relationship with God. His life was a mere refection of God’s love and the importance of family. His legacy will be carried throughout generations and beyond.