Isabelle Sarah (Norris) Overturf
Mrs. Overturf Dies 5 Days After Husband's Death

Mrs. Isabelle Sarah (Norris) Overturf of the Ashley Road, 
Mt, Vernon, died last evening at the home of her son, Earl, 
in Ashley. Her death occurred six days after her 84th birthday 
and, five days after the death of her husband, William Martin Overturf, 
on January 1. Mr. and Mrs. Overturf were married March 23, 1884. 

Funeral services will be held at the Kringer Funeral Home in Ashley, 
Saturday at 2 p. m., with the Reverend Kenneth Holland in charge. 
Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Friends may call 
at the funeral home until the funeral hour. 

Surviving are five sons, Charles and Edgar of Mt.Vernon, Earl of Ashley, 
Vallie of St. Louis, Mo;, and Newton of Saunemin, Ill.; one daughter, 
Mrs. Emma Summers of Louisville, Ill., two brothers, Hugh and Walter Norris 
of Du Quoin; nine grandchildren and 11 greatgrandchildren. 

A son, William Pearl Overturf, and a daughter, Mrs. Callie Clay, also 
preceded her in death. 

Note: Her obit. has her name as Isabelle Sarah. 
Her marriage record and memorial stone has Sarah I. 
Her memorial stone has a birth year of 1870, the 1900 
census has a birth date of June, 1868. 

Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: Thursday, January 7, 1954
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman

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