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The Terry J Oliver FFA Foundation
After Terry Oliver passed away last summer, his family knew that his wishes would have been for gifts to benefit others; thus they established the Terry J. Oliver FFA Foundation and this week made their inaugural contribution.
Gill Oliver witnessed her husband Terry have a stroke. To preserve their experience for future generations, they decided to turn it into a book.
Early Life and Education
Terry Oliver holds a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been active in both community and professional organizations, believing every child can learn, while striving to create an educational environment which fosters academic excellence.
She enjoys socializing and traveling in her free time, collecting items from all around the world and reading. Additionally, she’s an accomplished bridge card game player.
At Oliver Wyman, she leads their Health and Life Sciences Practice. She advises clients on transformational strategies in payer, provider, services and life sciences industries – work that has earned her many accolades and awards – sharing with them her infectious passion for life and quick wit with friends and family alike.
Teramia Oliver, an educational professional who believes every kid has the capacity to learn, runs The Academy child care center in Memphis City Schools system and was once a teacher herself, giving her insight into inner city children’s need for more innovative learning environments.
Oliver had an extraordinary coaching career spanning over 20 seasons and amassed an outstanding winning percentage of 725+ with six conference championships won, most recently coaching defensive backs at Southern University where he earned two SWAC West division titles as well as one black college national title.
Hootie Ingram left Auburn for Tennessee Titans as head coach, so Hootie could become an option as candidate for that post when Hootie left Alabama as defensive backs coach. Hootie eventually took that job instead.
Achievement and Honors
Oliver has spent her career championing social justice and gender equality. She was one of the first women in New Jersey history to hold a statewide elected office, serving as first female chairperson of a local or statewide election body.
Terry Oliver’s family knew he would prefer that his memory be honored through helping others, rather than through flowers or memorial services. To that end, this week the Terry Oliver FFA Foundation made its inaugural contribution toward meeting that goal – with Lindsey Parham from CTE accepting the check on behalf of three Greenfield students needing jackets and ties for participation at regional and state FFA events.
She and her husband travel the country in their DeLorean to raise awareness and funds for Team Fox. So far they have visited 44 states and Argentina while raising over $660,000!
After Terry Oliver passed away last summer, his family decided to honor him by making a contribution towards purchasing FFA jackets and ties for economically disadvantaged students from Greenfield School who wish to participate in regional, state, and national FFA events. Lindsey Parham of Career and Technical Education Supervisor and Matt Humphrey, Ag teacher respectively received their initial contribution from The Terry Oliver Foundation this week.
Gill Oliver was inspired to pen Joe Faber and the Optimists after experiencing firsthand what it means to care for someone living with stroke. Her personal experiences inspired a novel which provides readers with ways to cope and move forward through these trials.
She leaves behind her husband Terry Oliver of Paris; two daughters Angie Morris and Melissa Overton; one brother; as well as special in-laws Larry Ray and Kitty Walker.
He derives his income through acting, promotional activities and co-hosting a podcast. He is best known as George Weasley from the Harry Potter series.
Born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and educated at Central Michigan University where he majored in theatre and acting studies. Since then he has made appearances on several television programs and movies.
Since 2000, he has made over seven Patterson-UTI Inc stock trades averaging an average of 3,957 units per transaction and his biggest trade being on 4 August 2005 when he exercised 40,000 units worth $661,600 worth of Patterson-UTI Inc stock.
He is best-known for his roles on “Jamie Oliver’s Diner”, “Jamie’s Italian”, and ‘Jamie and Jimmy’s Food Fight Club”. Additionally, he has served as an investor on several business projects.