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Olivia Tolentino, 56
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Olivia Tolentino, 56, of McMinnville passed from this life on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at Saint Thomas MidTown Hospital in Nashville.

Olivia was born Monday, Nov. 8, 1965 in Monterey, Mexico, the daughter of the late Santos Ortiz Gomez Sr. and the late Elena Ortiz Carranza.

Surviving are son, Jonathan Daniel Tolentino and daughter, Michelle Tolentino of McMinnville, and spouse Luis Mendez of McMinnville. Several siblings and cousins also survive.

Olivia was preceded in death by her parents and her son Jose Tolentino Ortiz Jr.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. on Monday at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Smartt with pastor, Elias de Jesus Guerra Romero officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 25, at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

Gardens of Memory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 24, 2021