STONY POINT Alba Ines Oliver, 55, of Stony Point, passed away Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at her residence, after an 8-year courageous battle with cancer. She was born Saturday, July 11, 1964, in Cali, Colombia, South America, to the late Fabio Buitrago and Esther Julia Avila Buitrago, who survives. Alba was of the Catholic faith but joyously attended Stony Point ARP Church for the last 17 years. In addition to her mother, Alba is survived by, her husband of 17 years, Steven Rex Oliver Jr., of the home; brothers, Elmer Buitrago (Monica), and daughters, Maria Isabel and Laura Sofia, and Fernando Santa (Viviana), all of Cali, Columbia; sister, Ana Libia Bustamante (Libardo), and son, Camilo, all of Stony Point. The funeral service will be held today (Sunday, Nov. 24), at New Amity ARP Church, at 3 p.m. Dr. Earl Linderman will be officiating. Burial will take place in the Stony Point Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m., prior to the service. Pallbearers include Rodney Oliver, Jason Oliver, Bob Holland, Cristian Serna, German David Garcia, and Libardo Bustamante. Honorary pallbearers will include Camilo Bustamante and Randy Dellinger. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Duke Caner Center, 20 Duke Medicine Cir., Durham, NC 27710; or Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625. Condolences may be emailed to the Oliver family, by visiting our website at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com. Chapman Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the family of Alba Ines Oliver.
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