James Robert “Jim” Olive, 75, of Ooltewah, passed away, on Thursday, February 18, 2021.

On Saturday, February 20, the family suffered the loss of his beloved wife Linda Wilbanks Olive.

He was also preceded in death by his parents, James L. and Mary Clemmer Olive; son, Matthew Gilbreath; and brother in law, Robert A. Rhodes.

Jim is survived by three daughters, Melissa Bache, Jamie Olive Cate, and Stephanie Culberson; daughter in law, Monica Lynn Gilbreath; and 6 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted from the Graveside at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, in Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Pastor John Jones officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be to Missions Fund, c/oProvidence Baptist Church, 8523 Providence Road, Ooltewah, TN 37363.

We respectfully request that “social distancing”, wearing masks at all times, and all CDC guidelines and measures be adhered to at the funeral home and the cemetery.

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343. Please share your thoughts and memories at