View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Billy Maury Oliver, 88, retired Inside Clerk for the United States Postal Service and resident of Poplar Estates, died Saturday at his residence. Funeral services for Mr. Oliver will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Cynthia McGowan and Reverend Angy Trimmer officiating. Burial will follow at Friendship Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. and on Wednesday from 1:00 P.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to Craft Memorial United Methodist Church, 907 Hatcher Lane, Columbia, Tennessee 38401. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born July 20, 1931 in Maury County, he was the son of the late Raymond B. Oliver and the late Sarah Cummins Oliver. He was a graduate of Columbia Central High School’s class of 1950, and then went on to serve in the United States Navy on the USS Pine Island Seaplane Tender from 1952 to 1955. On February 4, 1962, he married Mary Rebecca “Becky” Warf Oliver, who preceded him in death on February 11, 2002. Mr. Oliver has been a member of Craft Memorial United Methodist Church since 1970, where he had served as president and teacher of the Fellowship Class and also sang in the choir. He was a member of the Wagon Wheelers Square Dance Club, Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19, and the United Postal Service Workers Union. Mr. Oliver enjoyed singing and writing country and gospel songs, he was a former member of two different gospel singing groups. He is survived by his sons, Jeffery Maury Oliver of Ohio and Kevin Jay (Amanda Diaz) Oliver of Columbia; sisters, Geraldine Fisher and Janice Johnson both of Columbia; grandchildren, Alyssa Oliver and Jasmen Oliver; and special friends, Jean Saine, Loretta Harris, and Bobby & Joyce McCall. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his sister, Corrine Goetz; brothers, Raymond Oliver, Jr. and James Larry Oliver; daughter-in-law, Carolyn Sue Oliver. Active pallbearers will be Keith Johnson, Darrell Johnson, Roger Oliver, David Oliver, Tommy Goetz, Thomas Goetz, Justin Goetz, and Brad Fisher. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Craft Memorial United Methodist Church Fellowship Class & Choir, and the staff & residents of Poplar Estates.