Ima Jean Oliver

September 23, 1942 - February 16, 2024
Ima Jean Oliver



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Ima Jean Oliver, born on September 23, 1942, in Madison County, NC, passed away on February 16, 2024, in Henderson County, NC, at the age of 81.

Ima Jean was a beloved member of Gethsemane Baptist Church. She is survived by her sons, Darryl Sprouse and his wife April, and Howard Saffer and his wife Christina; daughter, Deborah Sprouse; granddaughters, Aconee Belle Sprouse, Stephanie Trantham, Amanda Jarzyna, and Katie Saffer; as well as her life partner of 42 years, Larry Rogers.

Ima Jean is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Nettie Dockery.

Services to honor and celebrate Jean’s life will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2024  at 6:00 PM at Gethsemane Baptist Church. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.


Memorial Service

Thursday, February 22, 2024
6:00 PM

Gethsemane Baptist Church - Directions
1315 Old Spartanburg Rd
Hendersonville, NC 28792

828-692-4977

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  • February 20, 2024
    Brenda russell lit a candle:
    Lit since February 20, 2024 at 2:30:47 PM

  • February 20, 2024
    Brenda russell says:
    Sorry for your loss jean will be missed by many she was a sweet lady a great friend to me