Louis Danley

September 15, 1943 - June 5, 2022

Louis Olive, age 78, of Killen, passed away June 5, 2022.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 8, from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at Williams Funeral Home.  A graveside service will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens in Florence.

Louis was preceded in death by his parents Ernest H. Olive and Nettie Danley Olive; sister, Brenda Gail Smith; and brother, Howard Lee Olive.

Survivors include his loving wife of 36 years, Shirley Olive; children Danny Olive, Kimberly Greuling, Wade Olive, David Henson, and Randy Henson; brother, Wendell Olive; and six grandchildren.

Louis joined the Air Force after high school and became an Air Force Policeman. After five years in the military, he began a career with Atlanta Police Department. When returning to Florence he began employment at Evergreen Transportation in security until retirement in 2008. He was an avid Atlanta Braves fan and loved to watch Alabama football. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Center Star. He will always be known as “L.D.” to his friends and coworkers and was so much fun to be around. We will love and miss our Papaw.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Florence Alabama Humane Society.


June 8, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Williams Funeral Home, Helton Drive, Florence, AL, USA

June 8, 2022 11:00 am

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Graveside Service

June 8, 2022
12:30 pm

Graveside Service

Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens, Florence Boulevard, Florence, AL, USA

June 8, 2022 12:30 pm

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8 Comments on “Louis Danley Olive”

  1. Louis was a wonderful person. He and Shirley were so perfect together. My prayers for God’s comfort, Shirley, during this very hard time. I love you.

  2. Shirley, I’m so Sorry to hear about Louis . Y’all have always looked to be the Perfect Couple. You are in my Prayers.

  3. I’m so sorry to hear about Louis. You are I’m my thoughts and prayers Ms. Shirley.

    Kathy McGee McRight
    Daughter of Carolyn Sue McCarley McGee

  4. Sorry to hear of Louis ‘passing. WE have been friends for over 70 years years. Great memories of childhood experiences. I am thankful for knowing Louis ,
    and he was always a very kind and caring person. Our prayers are with the entire family.
    Lyn and Ralph Wilson

  5. Friends with Lewis for over 70 years. A very caring and good man
    Our prayers are with the entire family

  6. Deepest condolences to Shirley and the family. My thoughts and prayers for comfort and peace during this sad time. Sincerely, Liz Nelson Starnes

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