Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Suk Cha Oliver 1948-2012

Suk Cha Oliver, daughter of the late U Bang Mun and Arn Soon Ne Arn, was born March 1, 1948 in Moon Gong, Korea. Suk grew up in Korea and graduated from school.

While still in Korea, Suk met the love of her life – Joseph Oliver, a United States Army soldier. They were married on July 30, 1968 in Seoul, Korea. Suk and Joe shared over 43 years of marriage together and were blessed with one son, Joseph Jr.

In 1972, Suk and the family moved to the United States to Fort Leonard Wood. They were stationed here until 1978 and then were sent to Germany until 1981. After returning from Germany, they lived at Fort Bliss, Texas for six months and then returned to the Fort Leonard Wood area in September of 1982 and have remained in the area.

Most of her working years, Suk was privileged to stay at home taking care of her family. She did work for a time in food service on Fort Leonard Wood as a supervisor and she took great pride in providing for her family.

In her spare time, Suk enjoyed bowling and was part of a bowling league for several years. She loved being outdoors, whether it was fishing or working in her flower garden. You could also find Suk every Friday night playing Bingo, one of her favorite pastimes and she also enjoyed playing slot machines. Suk was also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Korean Association.

Suk passed away Saturday, April 28, 2012 in the University of Missouri Hospital of Columbia, Missouri having attained the age of 64 years, 1 month and 25 days. She will be sadly missed by all those that knew and loved her.

Suk leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Joseph Oliver of the home; one son: Joseph Oliver, Jr. (Nancy) of Kansas City, MO; two granddaughters: Candice Barnett of Atlanta, GA and Nina Oliver of Kansas City, MO; one sister: Kum Cha Glover (Jay) of Richland, MO; sister-in-law: Ruth A. Oliver of Birmingham, AL; special niece: Mary Bogan of Birmingham, AL; special nephew: Paul Oliver of Selma, AL; special friend: Melody Richards of Laquey, MO; several other relatives and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2012 in the Memorial Chapels and Crematory of Waynesville / St. Robert with Rev. Frank Brunais officiating. The songs “Amazing Grace” and “Green Green Grass of Home” were played. Serving as escorts were Smith Cade, Paul Corbett, Frank Campbell, Cornell Miles, Ed Cain and John Pierpoint. Burial followed in the Sunset Memorial Estates Cemetery of Waynesville.

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