On Wednesday, October 6, 2021, the Lord whispered “sweet peace” to our beloved, Pearl Edna Oliva; and she was called home to be with The Lord. She departed this life at Tidal Health - Nanticoke Hospital in Seaford, DE surrounded by her husband and children. She was 73 years old.
Pearl Edna Oliva, was born in Cordova, Maryland, on April 20, 1948 to the late Carol and Hazel Warner, Sr. She was educated in the Talbot County School System and received her diploma from Penn Foster.
She entered into holy matrimony with Hilario Oliva-Villela. They made a home in Federalsburg, Maryland where she enjoyed her various hobbies including sewing, drawing and working on church projects. She held numerous jobs including Sisk Mailing Co., Allen Foods, the Judy Center, Lil’ TOTS Daycare (owner), Delighting & Discovery Fine Designs Alterations (owner) and Forever Care. She was a state licensed childcare provider and she loved and cared for so many individuals too numerous to count.
As adult Pearl decided to give her life to Christ. She spent her last years serving at Word of Life Family Ministries, Incorporated. She was very committed to serving the Lord. Throughout the years, she has held several positions within the church and served in numerous capacities. She served on the Hospitality and Pastor’s Aid Committees, sang with the church choir and praise team, was a Sunday School Teacher and Superintendent, served on the Usher Board, and so much more. She was an example of Ecclesiastes 9:10 doing whatsoever her hands found to do.
She leaves to cherish many great memories her husband Hilario Oliva-Villela Sr., her children Tina Collins (Calvin), Nathaniel Turpin Jr. (Lisa), Andrea Stuckey (Anthony) all of Federalsburg, Maryland and Hilario Oliva-Villela Jr and his wife of Mexico; sixteen grandchildren Danesha Banks, Ebony Ewing, Mariah Ayala, Deasia Warner, Nathaniel Turpin III, Carvell Warner Jr., Miguel Ayala Jr., Ericka Jackson, A’mya Stuckey, A’mea Stuckey, Antoneyo Stuckey, Deandre Willey, Ortez Kellum, Tanaya Turpin, Taleeya Turpin, and Natia Turpin; nine great grandchildren; siblings Mable Boston, Hazel Jenkins (Frank), Phillip Warner (Gloria), Robert Warner, and Carol Warner Jr. (Viola); additionally a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, loved ones and church family of which she loved them all.
Besides her parents Carol and Hazel Warner her sisters Hattie Warner, Alice Warner, Lillian Warner and her brother James Warner, preceded her in death.
She had a rich life. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, and doting grand and great mother. She was a wonderful example of faith and strength. She will always be remembered.
– Lovingly submitted the family.