Jacob Lewis Overton, 87, of Lower Peach Tree died Oct. 20, 2009 at Camden Nursing Facility.
He was born Dec. 11, 1921 in Pleasant Hill. He was a farmer and grocery store owner of Lower Peach Tree. He was a member of the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.
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 greatgrandchildren.
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, James Chaney, Kyle Chaney, Neil Nettles, Rodger Newton, Rocky Newton, Justin Overton and Dennis Carstarphen.