• 98 years old
  • Date of birth: Dec 24, 1912
  • Date of passing: Jul 28, 2011
  • Place of passing:
    DUKE HOSPITAL, DURHAM, North Carolina, United States
Let the memory of CLARICE OVERTON be with us forever.

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, CLARICE LANIER ROGERS OVERTON, 98, born on December 24, 1912 and passed away on July 28, 2011. We will remember her forever.  Viewing of memorial, often up-dated, can be seen at FOREVERMISSED.COM CLARICE LANIER ROGERS OVERTON.  Please use complete name.


Clarice Lanier Rogers Overton, 98, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Thursday, July 28th, 2:16 AM at Duke University Medical Center, Durhan, NC.

She was a native of Granville County, the widow of Harry Lee Overton(1913-1995) and the daughter of the late Odell and Carrie Belle Jones Rogers.  She was a life long member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Creedmoor, NC, joining when she was 11 years old.  She was a homemaker.

Funeral services was conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday, July 30th ath Pleasant Grove Baptist Church by Dr. Marc Tilley, Rev. Lenny Rogers,  Rev. Roger L. Overton Jr. and Rev. Tommy Robertson.  Burial followed in Elmwood Cemtery 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 Sr.(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 grand children and one great great grandson.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Sarah R. Smith(1914-1985) and Hazel R Green(1916-1971) and one brother, Leonard O.Rogers(1921-1988 ).

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 745, Creedmoor, NC 27522.

The family received visitation from 7:00 PM-8:30 PM Friday evening, July 29th at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and other times at 105 Holly Drive, Oxford, NC 27565

Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford assisted the Overton family.




Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by WILLIAM T. OVERTON on 29th December 2012

"Candle lit by betty sadler moynahan on 29th July 2011

"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"

This tribute was added by WILLIAM T. OVERTON on 29th December 2012

"Candle lit by bobby haskins on 28th July 2012

"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""

This tribute was added by WILLIAM T. OVERTON on 29th December 2012

"Candle lit by Annette Wysocki on 28th July 2011

"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"

This tribute was added by WILLIAM T. OVERTON on 29th December 2012

"Candle lit by Daphne Wright on 1st August 2011

"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"

This tribute was added by WILLIAM T. OVERTON on 29th December 2012

"Candle lit by James Utley on 31st July 2011

"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"

This tribute was added by k overton on 2nd August 2011

"I feel so honored to know such a godly women.  She is LOVE through and through.  Thank you for all the beautiful memories you gave me and my family.  I will miss your sweet smile and can't wait till we meet again!"

This tribute was added by WILLIAM T. OVERTON on 31st July 2011


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