Pamela Bryan Oliver, 70 of Granite Falls passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 30, 2023, following a period of declining health.

Pam was born on October 14, 1952, in Lenoir County to the late Carey Dudley and Minnie Langston Dudley. She spent her career as an Elementary School Reading teacher for the State of North Carolina where she met her husband of 35 wonderful years. Pam loved to knit, sew, quilt and travel with her husband, Dick.  Pam was also a loving member of the Baton Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Richard Barnes Oliver; children, Sandra Young, Jennifer Lucas, and Mark Deaver; sister, Georgia Holleman; and brother, Allen Dudley.

No services are scheduled at this time.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the ASPCA at PO Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090-6929.

An online guestbook and obituary are available at

Mackie Funeral Service and cremations are assisting the family.