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Anna Overton
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



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