Funeral services set for Bolingbrook drowning victim
From Staff Reports May 18, 2012 3:14PM
Updated: July 1, 2012 12:08PM
BOLINGBROOK — A funeral service has been set for an 11-year-old Bolingbrook girl who drowned Tuesday.
Jordan Oliver, a fifth-grader at Pioneer Elementary School, died Tuesday night after slipping underwater in a pond at Indian Chase Meadows near the school.
Bolingbrook police and fire crews responded to the 1400 block of Raven Avenue about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Dive teams from Bolingbrook and Naperville found the girl and pulled her from the water about 6:30 p.m., according to police.
Rescue crews immediately began CPR and took her to Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 8:08 p.m.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Jubilee Baptist Church, 660 Royce Road in Bolingbrook.
A funeral service will follow the visitation at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville.
Jordan is survived by her mother and father, Denise (Hylton) and Jamal Oliver of Bolingbrook; two sisters, Jasmine and Jacquelyn Oliver; and one brother, Devin Oliver; grandparents, the Honorable Eugene Oliver Jr. and Hope, and Denzil and Olva Monica Hylton; and great-grandmother Ethelyn Oliver.
The Oliver family has established a memorial fund in Jordan’s memory at PNC Bank.
Donations may be made to the Jordan Lauryn Oliver Fund, PNC Bank, 254 S. Weber Road, Bolingbrook, IL, 60490. Contributions may be made at any PNC Bank location.