Byron "Taft" Oliver

Born: Sun., May 7, 1939
Died: Sun., Jan. 27, 2013


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Jan. 31, 2013
Location: Vidalia Chapel

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Feb. 01, 2013
Location: Vidalia Chapel

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Mr. Byron “Taft” Oliver, age 73 of Mt. Vernon died early Sunday morning January, 27, 2013 at his residence after an extended illness.

Mr. Oliver was a native of Tattnall County and lived in Mt. Vernon for the past 46 years.  He was retired from Reeves Construction, served in the United States Army and was a member of Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church near Collins.

Mr. Oliver is survived by his son Bryant Oliver of Mt. Vernon; two daughters, Ramona Wilson who serves as a Missionary to Germany and Gayla Sharpton of Norristown; one brother, Cleon Oliver of Reidsville; two sisters, Neva Collins of Statesboro and Gina Murray of Savannah.  Seven grandchildren also survive.

Funeral Services for Mr. Byron “Taft” Oliver will be held Friday, February 1, 2013 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of the Ronnie L. Stewart Funeral Service of Vidalia with Reverend Brian Patrick and Reverend Andrew Wilson officiating.  Interment will follow at Little Flock Cemetery near Collins.  An on-line guest book may be signed at

Ronnie L. Stewart Funeral Service of Vidalia is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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Berri Hardiman Howard
   Posted Tue January 29, 2013
Ramona and Bryant & Family,
So sorry to hear of your father's passing, praying for your family!

Efton & Diane Green
   Posted Tue January 29, 2013
Please know that your family is in our prayers! May you feel God's loving arms around you as you lay your father to rest...

J Charles and Janeth Coleman
   Posted Tue January 29, 2013
Ramona, Bryant and Gayla, Sorry for the loss of your father. We are praying for God's comfort during this time and the days ahead.

Brian and Sandy Smith
   Posted Wed January 30, 2013
Ramona, we are sorry to hear about your dad and will be praying for you all.

God Bless,
Brian and Sandy Smith

Greg and Rachel Roberson
   Posted Thu January 31, 2013
Ramona,Bryant, and Gayla, we are so sorry to hear about the passing of your daddy. I know how hard it is to lose your daddy, but knowing he is with our heavenly father will give you peace. We are praying for all of you. God bless you all.

Kandi Beckum
   Posted Fri February 01, 2013
Bryant, Ramona, and Gayla

So sorry to hear about your Dad. I know you are going to miss him dearly. I will be thinking and praying for you all.

Joni Towns
   Posted Fri February 01, 2013
Bryant, Renae, Austin and Allison,
You are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. I trully understand losing a Father and Grandfather. Cherish the memories and always remember how much you were loved.

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