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Helena B. Oliver, age 94, of Hayes, died Dec. 25, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Mrs. Oliver was a graduate of West Point High School Class of 1942; she retired from the Naval Weapons Station in Yorktown and was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church.

Family, cooking, crocheting and gardening were among her favorite past times; however, her greatest legacy will be remembered as a loving wife, gentle-spirited mother, grandmother and faithful friend.

Husband, Walter R. Oliver preceded her in death. She is survived by a daughter, Betty Reed Oliver; two granddaughters, Jennifer Smith (Clint), Bettie Jo Oliver; great-grandson, Kaleb Austin Campbell, and a special friend, Billie Edwards.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Beech Grove Baptist Church, followed by interment in the church cemetery.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Beech Grove Baptist Church, P.O. Box 100, White Marsh, Va. 23183 or Multiple Sclerosis Society, 404 S. Parliament Drive, Virginia Beach, Va. 23462.

Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.