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Jo Ona “Joan” Oliver was born March 22, 1943, in Woolco, Oklahoma, to Burl Raymond and Alyne Ona Griggs. She died Sunday, April 14, 2024, in Owasso, Oklahoma, at the age of 81 years. Joan completed her secondary education in Skiatook, Oklahoma, and was a graduate of Skiatook High School. She was married May 18, 1963, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Donald “Don” Lee Oliver. She spent most of her professional career as a supervisor with Automated Mail Service. After retirement, she worked for Owasso Public Schools as a bus aid for the special needs bus. Joan was the most caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and “Easy Momo” and friend to anyone who knew her.

Those she leaves behind who hold many cherished memories include:
Her husband of over 60 years; Don
Children; William “Billy” Oliver and wife Susan
Angela McCloughan and husband Mac
Grandchildren; Ryan Oliver & Emily Brackett, Morgan Hicks, Hannah Kendall & Blake Holloway,
Matthew Kendall & Alida Kaufmann , Vanessa & Chris Borders, and Chelsea Teague
Great Grandchildren; Jaidyn Bias, Isabella Acklin, Skylar Gilbert, and Blake Holloway, Jr.
Bonus grandchildren from the families of Shawn Caldwell, Nikki McCoy, Whitney Shafer, and Don McCloughan
Brother; Curtis Griggs and wife LaDonna Griggs and Sister-in-law Kathryn Griggs
She was preceded in death by her parents, Burl and Alyne Griggs, and brother, Wayne Griggs.
Funeral service will be held 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2024, at the Mowery Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Leonard Pirtle officiating. The family requests memorial contributions be made in Joan’s memory to Neighbors in Need, 708 North Main Street, Owasso, Oklahoma 74055, or www.neighborsinneed.help. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.