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Olivia Carruthers

July 28, 1954 — February 16, 2024

Nashville

Olivia was born July 28, 1954. She transitioned from this earthly life to eternal life on February 16, 2024 at West Meade Health Care Center. Olivia was raised by her parents in the small community known as Rock City. She professed a hope in Christ at a young age and united with First Baptist Church Rock City (now South Inglewood). She was educated in the Nashville Davidson County School System. Her longest and last employment was with Lifeway Christian Resources from which she retired.

 

In addition to her parents, John E. and Wynona B. Harding, Olivia is predeceased by brother, Julius E. Harding, and sister, Gayle H. Merritt. She is survived by devoted sons, Eric Eugene (Cheryl) and Christopher Jerome (Ashley) Grizzard, loving siblings, Marilyn Young, Linda Wilson, Ramona Harding, LaDevia Davis, Melvin and Nathan Harding, beloved grandchildren, Kristian, Alexis, Myiah, Lil Chris, Jadyn, Jalen, Harlem, Kamille, Eric, Jr. Isaih, Sydney and Simone Grizzard, beloved great grandchildren, Kamyrah, Josiah, Aubree, Jacoby and Kensley, loving nieces and nephews, Kenneth and Princess Merritt, Felicia, Tamika and Nathan Young, Corey and Terrence Wilson, Bridget Jelks, James, Angie and Antwuan Davis, Melvin Reed, Londa Walker and Monique Jarrett, other relatives and friends, special friends, Marie Humphrey, Loretta Turnley, Brenda Frazier and Barbara Newman.

 

 

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