THOMSON, Ga. - Mrs. Alma Howell Oliphant, age 72, entered into rest Wednesday Dec. 31, 2003 at McDuffie Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of James Funeral Home, 602 N. Main St., Wrens with Revs. Allen Holbrook and Ken Garvin officiating. Burial was in the Wrens Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Oliphant was a native of Burke County and a retired sales clerk at Western Auto, Thomson and a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Thomson.
Survivors include the father of her children, Jack B. Oliphant Sr., Matthews; four sons Jack Oliphant Jr., Thomson, Billy Oliphant, Grovetown, Tommy Oliphant, Warrenton, and David Oliphant, Thomson; two daughters Barbara Hefner and Dianne Norris, both of Thomson; two brothers Hayden Howell, Sparta and Henry Howell, Vienna; two sisters Carol McDonald of North Augusta S.C., and Rea Davis, Wrens; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Mike Oliphant, Brian Oliphant, Alan Oliphant, Zack Norris, Joshua Hefner, Brandon Davis, Wayne Davis, Jr. and Barry McDonald,Jr.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2623 Washington Rd, F-104, Augusta Ga., 30904.
Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.