2008-06-26 / Obituaries


John Rossell "Baby" Overstreet, 89, of Thomasville died June 23, 2008 at Jackson Health Care Facility.

He was born Jan. 28, 1919, in Jefferson County. He was a member of Thomasville Baptist Church. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He worked as a timber contractor.

He was preceded in death by wife, Marshall Neal Overstreet; son, Stephen Russell Overstreet.

Survivors include two sons, John Overstreet, George Overstreet, both of Thomasville; two sisters, Emma Belle Armistead, Katherine Gunter, both of Thomasville; six grandchildren; and five greatgrandchildren.

The service was held June 25 at 10 a.m. at O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville with Dr. James Best officiating. Burial was in Choctaw Corner Cemetery in Thomasville.

Active pallbearers were Jeremy Overstreet, Todd Overstreet, Wayne Overstreet, Terry Overstreet, Russell Gunter and Adam Gunter.

Honorary pallbearers were members of Thomasville VFW Post 5106.

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