Ava Reba Overton (Wooley)

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Ava Reba Overton (Wooley)

Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Wayne, McClain, Oklahoma, United States
Death: May 29, 2006 (88)
Jackson County Memorial Hospital in Altus, Oklahoma
Place of Burial: Cave Creek Cemetery Vinson Harmon County Oklahoma, USA
Immediate Family:

Wife of George Russell Overton

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About Ava Reba Overton (Wooley)

Ava Reba Overton, 88, of Vinson, died Monday, May 29, 2006, at Jackson County Memorial Hospital in Altus.

She was born Feb. 8, 1918, to Rohan Leo and Ada Leona (Leveridge) Wooley in McClain County. She had lived in the Harmon County area since 1930. On Dec. 24, 1936, Reba and Russell Overton were married in Hollis. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she was very active teaching Sunday school and singing in the choir, and was the pianist for the Vinson Church. She came from a very musically inclined family. She sang in the family quartet for many years. She was a member of the United Methodist Women and served as president of the Harmon County Extension where she was voted Homemaker of the Year. She was a wonderful seamstress and was a very active member of the Harmon County Fair Board for seven years. She worked as a bookkeeper at the Vinson Gin for many years and was also a substitute teacher for the Vinson, Mangum and Hollis school systems.

She is survived by two daughters, Linda Leonardi of Salida, Colo., and Leona Sherrill of Vinson; two grandsons, Bart Sherrill of Childress, Texas, and Bret Sherrill of Vinson; one granddaughter, Angela Vogel and Paul of Richmond, Va.; three great-grandchildren, Wil Sherrill, Adam Vogel and Ava Vogel; as well as a host of other loving relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Doris Wooley Davidson; and by her beloved husband, George Russell Overton.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Hollis with the Rev. Sally Barber officiating.

Interment will follow in the Cave Creek Cemetery in Vinson. Arrangements are under the direction of Patterson Greer Funeral Home.

Read more: Altus Times - Overton

Burial:

Cave Creek Cemetery

Vinson

Harmon County

Oklahoma, USA

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Ava Reba Overton (Wooley)'s Timeline

1918
February 8, 1918
Wayne, McClain, Oklahoma, United States
2006
May 29, 2006
Age 88
Jackson County Memorial Hospital in Altus, Oklahoma
May 2006
Age 88
Cave Creek Cemetery Vinson Harmon County Oklahoma, USA