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Gwendolyn Kay Sheehan Oliver

May 29, 2012

AMARILLO — Gwendolyn Kay Sheehan Oliver, 90. of Amarillo passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012. Funeral services were held Monday, May 28, 2012, at Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel with Pastor Jerry Davey officiating. Interment will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens in San Angelo.

Gwen was born Nov. 20, 1921, in New Castle, Texas, to Harry Curran and Maude Burdick Sheehan. As a child, she moved to Eastland County, Texas. She graduated from Pioneer High School.

Gwen married William H. Oliver on March 5, 1954. She was a member of the Episcopal Church, a Lady Shriner and belonged to the Garden Club in Temple, Texas. She and Bill made their home in many exciting cities across the south before retiring to their home on Lake Buchanan.

Bill and Gwen shared a wonderful life. They enjoyed entertaining friends and family, dancing, music, travelling, Las Vegas, fishing and dominos. Gwen moved to Amarillo, in 2009, where she made many more wonderful friends at Potter House and The Clairmont. Gwen was preceded in death by her husband in 2006. She is survived by her two sisters, Nedra Hunnicutt of Channing and Betty Johnson of San Angelo, as well as many loving nieces and nephews and life-long friends.

The family would like to thank Interim Hospice and caregivers, Neeley and Colby for all the care and kindness shown to Gwen.

The family suggest memorials be sent to a favorite charity.
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