2016-12-15 / Obituaries


Gayle Dolbare Overton, 79, of Jackson passed away Dec. 5, 2016 at Jackson Nursing Home.

She was born Oct. 22, 1937 to Tollie and Neutral Stanley Dolbare. She was a member of Stave Creek Baptist Church. She had been employed by Greer’s. She was a family-oriented lady. She loved her grandchildren. She enjoyed reading and cooking.

Survivors include her children, Cathy (VJ) Sellers of Jackson, Bobbie (Steve) Buchanan, Brierfield, Linda (Tommy) Bailey of Jackson, Robert (Angel) Overton Jr. of Fairhope, Eric (Laura) Overton of Birmingham; siblings, Aliene Herrin of Mobile, Glenda Dolbare of Jackson, Ida Williams of Theodore, Betty Johnson of Millry, Mary Dolbare of Talking Rock, Ga.; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a special friend, John Fagan of Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Robert James Overton Sr. and siblings, Evelyn “Peggy” Parker, James Dolbare, John “Cooper” Dolbare and Reta McIntyre.

The service was Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson.

Condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhomegrovehill.com.

Arrangements by Lathan Funeral Home in Grove Hill, Alabama.


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