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    Monday, December 24 2018
    Harold Eugene

    Posted by: Clarke & Staples Funeral Homes, Inc. AT 05:00 pm   |  Permalink   |  7 Comments  |  Email
    Thoughts and prayers! Betsy
    Posted by Betsy Newcomb Long on 12/24/2018 - 10:23 PM
    Betty and Family, We are sorry to hear of Gene's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Posted by Norma Jean and Michael Tisdale on 12/25/2018 - 07:27 AM
    To Betty and words are sufficient to express my sadness. Gene was like the big brother I didn't have. But he was in and out of our house so much that Mama and Daddy felt as if he were one of theirs.Rest in peace, dear Gene.
    Posted by Carolyn Thompson Jones on 12/25/2018 - 09:28 AM
    Dear Betty and Family, Mr. Overton gave me opportunities at Piedmont Geriatric Hospital even though I lacked the "proper" education. I will always be truly grateful for his confidence in me as a manager and as a leader. Thanks for being a good friend and a great neighbor for years! Respectfully, Steve, Annah, Cody, Morgan, and Tyler Bowen
    Posted by Steve Bowen on 12/25/2018 - 09:52 PM
    My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I am so sorry for your loss. Sending big hugs to you.
    Posted by Mary Good on 12/26/2018 - 12:13 AM
    So sorry for your loss. I was just with Gregory last Sat. for Mama's memorial service. Peace and prayers to you in your time of sorrow. Linda Jacobs (Fowler)
    Posted by Linda H. (Fowler ) Jacobs on 12/26/2018 - 10:03 AM
    Dear Betty and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you in the passing of your Gene. I will always remember his friendship with Ryland. May he rest in peace. And may you be comforted by your good memories.
    Posted by Anne Hamlett on 12/26/2018 - 09:12 PM

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    Harold Eugene “Gene” Overton, 76, an avid golfer of Victoria, Va., Teed off in  Heaven on Dec. 24, 2018. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of fifty-five years, Betty Elam Overton; his daughters, Melissa Lowery (Warren) of Powhatan, Va. and Melynda Overton of Beaumont, TX; five grandchildren, Clay, Colby and Cavan Lowery of Powhatan and Sydney and Riley Overton of Beaumont, TX. Gene’s wishes was for no services. Please consider memorial donations to the Victoria Golf Course,  In memory of Gene, 4086 Poorhouse Road, Victoria, Va. 23974. Online condolences may be made at

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