AHOSKIE – Mabel Burden Overton, age 78, of the 1800 block of Early Station Road, died Monday, February 8, 2010, at her home.
Mrs. Overton was born in Hertford County, the daughter of the late Jack and Mary Emily Farmer Burden. She was a homemaker and was retired as an inspector for West Point Pepperell,and was a member of Liberty Free Will Baptist Church.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughters, Pam Watson and husband, Tom of Oxford, NC; Debbie Pickeral and husband, Mike of Stafford, VA, Lori Feher and husband, Ricky, and Lisa Adams, all of Ahoskie; her sons, Sidney Overton of Tallahassee, FL, Larry Overton and wife, Karen of West Palm Beach, FL, and Keith Overton of Ahoskie; 20 grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. Besides her parents and husband, Curtis Harrell Overton, Mabel was predeceased by a son, Rodney C. Overton, and a grandson, Lee Callis.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Paul Ange officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, and other times at the home. Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to Liberty Free Will Baptist church Youth Fund, P.O. Box 972, Ahoskie, NC, 27910.
Family and friends may send condolences and sign the online guestbook by visiting www.garrettjonesfh.com.