Vernie L. Overbey - 73

2/7/1945 - 9/17/2018


 Vernie L. Overbey, 73, lifelong Oregon resident, died Monday, September 17, 2018 in Oregon Living & Rehabilitation Center. Born February 7, 1945 in Oregon, the daughter of George and Margie (Nichols) Bowers. Married to Larry Joe Overbey September 5, 1964 in the First Baptist Church, Oregon; he died January 19, 2017. Vernie attended Oregon Schools and was a former member of the First Baptist Church, Oregon. She worked at Kable News in Mt. Morris and Dawson Subscription Services in Oregon. Vernie enjoyed bingo, Scrabble, reading, adult coloring, and doing jigsaw and crossword puzzles. Survived by her son, Raymond Christopher (Jacqueline) Overbey of Rockford; grandson, Jonathan Overbey; and sister, Sue Ferguson of Mt. Morris. Also preceded in death by her parents; son, Martin Lee Overbey; 2 sisters; and a brother. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, September 22 in Cornerstone Family Church in Byron with Pastor Chris Ausler, chaplain of Unity Hospice officiating. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Freeport at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Vernie's name may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Epilepsy Foundation.


No visitation

Memorial Service:

11AM Saturday Sept 22 in Cornerstone Family Church, Byron

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