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Obituary of Tommy (Tom) Robert Overton Sr

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Tommy (Tom) Robert Overton Sr., 78, of Vilonia, formerly of Hope, passed from this life on Thursday, June 13, 2024, of natural causes. He was born Wednesday, Dec. 26, 1945, in Leola, Ark., the son of the late Marcus Lee Overton and Birdie Lee (Simmons) Overton Brown. In addition to his parents, Mr. Overton was preceded in death by his stepfather, George H. Brown; and two brothers, Horace Edward Overton and Bobby Charles Overton. Tom loved the Arkansas Razorbacks, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. His love for his family will be a lasting legacy. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 58 years, Elizabeth (Bess) Overton; daughters, Holly Williams (Don) of North Little Rock, Angel Brown (Anthony) of Georgia, Tara Stevens (Todd) of Maumelle; and son, Tommy Robert Overton, Jr. (Jennifer) of Conway. Other survivors include grandchildren, Dylan, Tristan, Catie, Colby, Tori and Caroline; sister, Nancy Gatto of Illinois; together with nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 11:30 AM at Life Tabernacle Church, 23903 AR-107, Jacksonville, Ark. 72076. Burial will follow in the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. The reception will be one hour before the service at the church, starting at 10:30 am

Published on June 15, 2024