- 98 years old
- Date of birth: Dec 24, 1912
- Date of passing: Jul 28, 2011
|Let the memory of Clarice be with us forever|
Clarice Lanier Rogers Overton, 98, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Thursday, July 28th at Duke University Medical Center.
A native of Granville County, the widow of Harry Lee Overton and the daughter of the late O-dell and Carrie Belle Jones Rogers. She was a life long member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday, July 30th at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church by Dr. Marc Tilley, Rev. Lenny Rogers, Rev. Roger L. Overton Jr. and Rev. Tommy Robertson. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Oxford.
Surviving are four daughters, Carrie Belle O. Gillis, Bonnie O. Floyd (Ricky), Gail O. Miller (Rick), all of Oxford, Vivian O. Wright (Larry) of Henderson, five sons, Roger L. Overton (Carolyn) of Butner, Wayne O. Overton (Alice), Leonard J. Overton (Hattie Jean), William T. Overton and Donnie R. Overton (Kathy) all of Oxford, twenty grandchildren, thirty-two great grandchildren and one great great grandson.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 745, Creedmoor, NC 27522.
Visitation 7:00-8:30 PM Friday evening, July 29th at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at 105 Holly Drive, Oxford, NC 27565.
"Judy and I miss her and think of her often. We loved her very much. Bobby and Judy"
"We are still missing her and Judy remembered that today was her birthday"
"I remember this being the anniversary of aunt Clarice death. I am reminded every day of her when depending on her Wimmie walker. Every one comments on the walker gives me great pleasure to tell people it was aunt Clarices. Still miss her so much, (great memories) Judy and Bobby"
"We remember this being the anniversary of aunt Clarice death. I am reminded every day of her, when depending on her winnie walker. Ever one commets on the walker. Gives me great pleasure to tell people it was aunt Clarice. Still miss her so much.(great memories) Judy and Bobby."
"In memory of one special aunt. On the first anniversary of her death. She has been missed and thought about so many times. Her influence still gives us inspiration and many great memories. Her legency will live forever in her family. One special person to everyone in her family. Bobby and Judy Haskins"
"Grandma you were the best to all of your family. Anyone that met you could only be inspired to be the best person they could. I will miss you and love you. Please look over all of us and help us in bad times and good. Love your granddaughter, Daphne Lynn."
"Mrs Overton was always in good spirit when I would visit. Her family is very lucky to have her as a leader and Mother to her family. She surely will be missed by all who knew her."
"My children and grandchildren are so fortunate for being in the family of Grandmother Clarice. She will long be remembered by each of them as they grow and rear their families. They will always have such good memories of their grandmother."
"To Wayne, Roger and all the family, please know that your mom was someone I will long remember. She was a dear person in every respect. May your memories and the love of family and friends help to sustain all of you at this time. God's blessings always."
"Rejoice Rejoice-A great lady is reaping her rewards. Aunt Clarice was an inspiration to us and many people. We will always remember her as very special and loved her very much. Love Bobby and Judy"
"Our family is so blessed to have had Aunt Clarice with us for so many years. I have so many fond memories of visiting with my aunt, uncle and cousins growing up. The support of the entire Overton family to us will be forever remembered in our hearts."
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