Anna Overton Dies at Age 59
Mrs. Anna Overton, colored, a resident of Mt. Vernon for the
past nine years, died at 1:40 o'clock this morning at her home,
1024 Jones street. Her age was 59 years, three months and 14 days.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 1:00 p. m. at the
Corinthian Baptist church, with the Rev. J. R. Johnson officiating
and burial will be in Bethel Memorial cemetery. Friends may call at
the family home at any time after 5:00 p. m. Saturday.
Mrs. Overton Is survived by her husband, James Overton of Mt. Vernon;
a son Timike (sic.) Donaldson of Mt. Vernon; two daughters, Mrs.
Julia Robinson of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Opal Blanks of Paducah, Ky.;
four brothers, U. L.. Ellis, Lewis and Hewitt, all of Carbondale; a sister,
Mrs. Pauline Webb of Carbondale; two grandchildren and a great grandchild.
Two sons and one daughter preceded her in death.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: Wednesday, September 29, 1948
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman