Cove, Union County, Oregon
Former Cove Resident Taken by Long Illness
Word was received by Mrs. Charles Hancock of the death of Ned Oliver, Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver were proprietors of the Cove Corner Grocery for several years, leaving here a year ago in March for a location in Halfway, Ore. Mr. Oliver had been seriously ill in a Boise hospital for some time, but recently seemed much improved and was taken home. After a short time he became worse and Mrs. Oliver and their son, Bill, started with him for Boise but he became so much worse that they stopped at Weiser, where he died.
Funeral services were held at Halfway, Saturday. His trouble was diagnosed as brain tumors and cancer.
Attending the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Puckett, Mrs. Charles Hancock, Mrs. Floyd Bates, Mrs. Arlie Richardson, Marvin and Boone Childers, Col. and Mrs. M. L. Sherburn and Fred Bristow.
William Oliver was on furlough from Fort Ord and had to leave shortly for a new assignment in Texas soon after the funeral, but his wife will be with Mrs. Oliver for a while.
Eastern Oregon Review, May 5, 1966
Contributed by: Holly Vonderohe