2013-08-22 / Obituaries


Lewis “Shorty” Overton Jr., 70, of Lower Peach Tree died Aug. 16, 2013 at his residence.

He was born Feb. 4, 1943 in Fulton. He was a welder.

Survivors include his wife, Glenna Overton, Thomasville; two sons, William Lewis Overton, Lynn Chaney Overton, both of Thomasville; one daughter, Terri Murphy Woods, Pine Hill; mother, Marguerite Overton, Thomasville; two brothers, Bob Overton, Fulton, Ray Terry Overton, Lower Peach Tree; four sisters, Sandra Gail Overton Chaney, June Marie Overton Newton, Betty O. King, all of Thomasville, Cheryl Strohm, Pittsburg, PA; nine grandchildren; one greatgrandchild.

The service was Aug. 19 at 11 a.m. at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Grey Snodgrass and Bro. William Newton officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Thomasville.

Active pallbearers were Jay Novem, Wyman Pugh, James Chaney, Kyle Chaney, Josh Dunegan and Barry W. Haskew.

Honorary pallbearers were The Staff of Hospice Advantage and Dr. T.B. Darji.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed. (31-1tp)

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