Lynn S. (Booth) Oliver
Lynn S. (Booth) Oliver, age 53, of Grants Pass, died Sunday, August 18, 2013 at her home of brain cancer.
A memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Redwood Christian Church. Hull & Hull Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.
Contributions may be made to Canine Angels, 13475 North Applegate Road, Grants Pass, Oregon 97527.
Please sign the family guest book at www.since1928hull.com.
Lynn was born July 9, 1960 in Rapid City, South Dakota. As an infant, she moved with her family to Grants Pass where she grew up and in 1978 graduated from Grants Pass High School. On October 10, 1983 in Reno, Nevada she married David Oliver. From 1982 until 1996 she worked at K-Mart until they closed when she then went to work for Core-Mark as a pricing coordinator for the past 16 years. She loved her job and her co-workers.
Lynn attended Applegate Christian Fellowship for many years. She was a member of the American Kennel Club (AKC); Canine Performance Events (CPE); North American Dog Agility Council (NADAC); and the Tea Cup Dogs Agility Association (TDAA).
Lynn loved spending time with her grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was an avid dog lover and was active in dog agility, rally and obedience dog shows and loved her “Think Pink” dog show team. With her dogs, she earned an AKC obedience title as one of five Maltese dogs that year; earned Tea Cup Agility Champion; earned two Tea Cup Master Agility titles and a Rally Excellent title; and an AKC companion dog certificate. She volunteered as a Delta Society Pet Partner at local nursing homes and earned a good citizen test title with all three of her dogs. Lynn loved her three dogs and also enjoyed shopping, trips to the Oregon Coast, crafts, and decorating her home for the holidays.
Lynn is survived by her husband, David Oliver of Grants Pass, Oregon; a son, Drew Oliver of Grants Pass, Oregon; a stepson, Chris Oliver of Charleston, South Carolina; a stepdaughter, Stefanie Gates of Hinkley, California; her mother, Vicki (Nielsen) Thomas of Grants Pass, Oregon; her father and stepmother, Chet & Donna Booth of Grants Pass, Oregon; three sisters, Jeri Boe of Bend, Oregon, Sandi Ross of Kona, Hawaii, and Connie Filipek of Grants Pass, Oregon; a brother, Scott Booth of Arvada, Colorado; her maternal grandmother, June Nielsen of Rapid City, South Dakota; four grandchildren, Mariah, Jordyn, Chloe, and Trevor; a stepsister, Brenda Paylor of Portland, Oregon; a stepbrother, Phil Paylor Medford, Oregon; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins, an aunt, Eunice Norton of Kelseyville, California, and an uncle, Fred Nielsen of South Dakota.