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Olivia  Whitfield

Olivia B. Whitfield (Brewer)

Tuesday, March 28th, 1939 - Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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I won't be troubled no more
When I reach heaven's door
There's no greater reward you see
I'll be so happy, Jesus and me.


Olivia Brewer Whitfield affectionately known as “Smiley” was a pillar of strength, courage, and faith. Her infectious smile of warmth and glow made you feel special in her presence.

Olivia was born to the late Bro. Charles Brewer and Pastor Gladys Brewer on March 28, 1939. She was raised in Wayne County where she graduated from Norwayne High School in 1959. Her formative years were deeply rooted and guided by the love and teachings of Jesus Christ at Little Rock Church of Christ.

Upon graduation, she attended Barnes Business School in Goldsboro, then moved to Brooklyn, New York to pursue opportunities beyond the cotton fields of North Carolina. After approximately 25 years, Olivia returned to North Carolina and united with New St. Mary Church under the leadership of her mother. Pastor Brewer.

She rededicated her life to God and actively supported church functions at both New St. Mary and the ministries at the Brian Center to the extent her health allowed.
Olivia loved life, her family and the community. With all her health limitations, she maximized her God given gift to encourage people’s heart with a smile that illuminated peace, love, happiness, and long-suffering.
Olivia was married to the late William Streeter and James Whitfield whereby she bestowed love to 3 children.
Including her parents, Olivia was preceded by her husbands; her son, Victor Lamont Streeter and a sister, Herline Best.

To cherish fond and loving memories: Sons, Morris Earl Streeter (Marian) of Glendale, AZ, Travis Anthony Streeter (LaTisha) of Raleigh, NC; Grandchildren, Duane Bryant, Rico Simms, Tanyko Griffith, Vickeita Streeter, Sheena Streeter, Whitney Streeter, Jakeria Streeter, Nasean Winn, and Mary Winn; Great Grandchildren, Karissa Brown, Kamesha Brown, Taylor Squirewell, Kyleigha Bryant, Kiarra Bryant, Rico Simms Jr., Dominique Simms, Anastasia Simms, Kamari Simms, Kiannah Simms, Mikaila Simms, Terrell Skrine, Taj Griffith, Vantre’ Streeter-Mckenzie, Shamia Miller, Jada Miller, Ashtongrey Streeter, Grayson Smith II, and Aubri Jefferies; Brothers, Charles V. Brewer (Angela), of Charlotte, NC and Ret. MSgt. Carl D. Brewer (Roxanne) of Upper Marlboro, MD; Sisters, Elizabeth Grantham, Inez Middleton, Dr. Patricia Brewer. all of Goldsboro, NC; Aunts, Pattie King (David), Mary Ann Edwards (Bobby), Vicki Lucas (James) of Wilson, NC, and Joyce Tyson (Rommie) of Kenly, NC; Uncles, Donnie Lee Gray, Larry Gray (Linda) of Wilson, NC; extended family of Brian Center, Goldsboro; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.




Services of Love & Compassionate Care have been entrusted to Serenity Memorial Funeral Home & Cremations, LLC.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Little Rock Church of Christ D.O.C.
    Address
    1307 NC-581
    PIKEVILLE, NC 27863
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  • Service

    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Little Rock Church of Christ D.O.C.
    Address
    1307 NC-581
    PIKEVILLE, NC 27863
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  • Interment

    Location
    Evergreen Cemetery
    Address
    3888 US-70 W
    PRINCETON, NC 27863
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ELDER ANDREW JONES,JR

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OUR PRAYERS .,ARE FOR EACH OF YOU ,MAY GOD GIVE STRENGTH, COMFORT AND PEACE .
ELDER ANDREW JONES,JR AND LADY CAROLYN H.JONES
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LILLIE BROWN-ARTIS

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Praying for the family.
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Cliftine. S.Shields

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Sorry to hear about the passing of your love one May God Strengthen you all during your time of bereavement.
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