Mary Louise Overman, 91, of Hartburg, passed away Tuesday, March 24, at her residence.
Born May 3, 1923 in Sparkman, Arkansas to her parents, Richard and Mattie (Launis) Roberts, she lived in Hartburg since 1983, she lived previously in West Orange. Mary was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was a member of the Oak Grove Tabernacle in Hartburg where she served for many years. Mary had many passions throughout her life which included sewing, crocheting, gardening and reading. Most known for her compassion and love for her family, Mary had an unpredictable sense of humor that has always given smiles and many wonderful memories.
Mary is preceded in death by her parents; husband, R. W. Overman, Jr.; son, Bert Overman; grandson, Troy Robinson and her brothers, E. W. Roberts, William Roberts and James Roberts.
Those who will most cherish her memory are her sons, Lyle Overman and wife, Janice of Bridge City, Mark Overman of Rome, Georgia and Corbin Overman of Bridge City; daughters, Glee Lobb and husband, Tommy of Bridge City and Gaye Stafford of Hartburg; 13 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
Services to remember and honor Mary’s life will be at 10:00 A.M. Friday, March 27, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange with the Rev. James Sellers, officiating. Rite of committal and interment will follow services, where she will be laid to rest next to her husband at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.
A gathering of family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.
Honoring Mary as pallbearers are Travis Lobb, Jeff Overman, Jimmy Stafford, Scott Malagarie, Kendall Lobb and Robin Molley. Honorary pallbearers are Greg LeBlanc, Shawn Youngblood and Kevin Malagarie.
Mary’s family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to Amellia Clark and Ricky George of Altus Hospice for the excellent care provided by them. Condolences may be expressed for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.