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“I'm so sad for the family but am rejoicing that she is in the presence of our lord and in no more pain enjoying her new body and surrounded by all...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Susie Peeples - John's island, SC

“I made okra soup, trying to follow the Anna Mena' recipe and it wasn't the same. My love is with you from many miles away. The world has lost a...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Andrew Sibbald - Ithaca, NY

“Rest in peace Willie Mena with Leland and the Good Lord ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Doris Flood - Charleston, SC

“THE WORLD HAS LOST A GREAT SOUL.BUT SHE LIVED A FULL LIFE AND IS NOW IN THE HANDS OF THE LORD, NO MORE PAIN RESIDES THERE. SHE WAS AN AWESOME...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: TERRI OLIVER - CHARLESTON, SC

“Sorry to hear of Mrs Oliver's passing.I am thinking of all of you.She's no longer in pain,but at rest with Mr.oliver andGod. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: frances smith - charleston, SC


Willie Mena Frierson Oliver, 87, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Harry Leland Oliver, Sr., entered into eternal rest Monday, December 2, 2019. The family will receive friends Friday, December 6, 2019 in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Her funeral service will be held Saturday, December 7, 2019 in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel at 3:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens.

Willie Mena was born July 4, 1932 in Sumter, South Carolina, daughter of the late Gussie A. Frierson. She had a tremendous green thumb and loved old western movies and television shows. She loved Elvis Presley, playing cards and raising her family which included six children, dozens of other people's children and her six grandchildren. Willie loved the Lord and until recent years she attended International Church of God.

She is survived by her son, George Betakas of Pinopolis, SC; daughter, Terrie O. McCreight of North Charleston, SC; daughter, Tina Anne Oliver of Charleston, SC; son, Harry L. Oliver (Barbara) of Ridgeville, SC and son William Kevin Oliver (Patty) of Adams Run, SC; grandchildren, Ashley Gordy, Brendan McCreight, Jessica Boyce, Sara Oliver, Dylan Oliver, Chelsea McCreight and Coby Oliver; great-grandchildren, Alex, Noah, Liam and sister, Peggy Little (Glen) of Pinopolis, SC; In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her son, Steve Betakas.

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