Jacob Lewis Overton, 87, of Lower Peach Tree died Oct. 20, 2009 at a Camden Nursing Facility.
He was born Dec. 11, 1921 in Pleasant Hill. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. He was a farmer and grocery store owner.
Survivors include his wife, Marguerite Overton, Lower Peach Tree; three sons, Lewis Overton Jr., Robert Derwood Overton, Ray Terry Overton, all of Lower Peach Tree; four daughters, Cheryl O. Strohm, Pittsburg, PA, Betty O. King Sandra O. Chaney, June O. Newton, all of Thomasville; 18 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Overton Nettles.
The service was Oct 22 at 2 p.m. at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville with Rev. Paul McVay officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Lewis Overton, Lynn Overton, James Chaney, Kyle Chaney, Nell Nettles, Rodger Newton, Rocky Newton and Justin Overton.