Junior Overton

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Junior Overton, 86, of Blytheville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at his home.

Junior was born in Blytheville to Billie and Eva Mae Overton. He was a retired farmer and a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church. Junior was an avid duck hunter.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Gary Overton; two brothers; three sisters; and one grandson, Jason Ingram.

Junior leaves his wife of 68 years, Jean Overton of the home; two children, Regina Ingram and her husband Joe of Blytheville and Billy Overton and his wife Terri of Blytheville; five grandchildren, Amy Stanley (Brian), Amanda Watkins (Darrell), Casey Knight (Justin), Courtney Olivares (Jose) and Heather Phelps (Johnny); and 12 great-grandchildren, Hunter and Payton Curtis, Sarah, Hannah, Meredith, Selene, Allison, Lydia and Daniel Stanley, Jose Olivares and Kyleigh and Rhett Phelps.

The family would like to send a special thank you to Juniorís caregivers, Sharon Choctaw and Mary, and his nurse, Kristie Birmingham.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Feb. 20, at 10:30 a.m. in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mitchell King officiating. Burial will be private. The family received friends Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Cobb Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.cobbfuneralhome.com.