Beverly Overman, 83

Beverly L. Overman, 83, rural Peru, passed away at 3:15 a.m., on Monday, Sept. 9, at Rolling Meadows Health and Rehab, LaFontaine.  She was born in Miami County on Oct. 17, 1929, the daughter of  Laurel and Helen Gordon Vincent.  Beverly married Earl Overman in Amboy on June 20, 1948 and he survives.

Beverly was a graduate of Clay Township High School, a member of the Amboy Friends Church, Women’s Missionary Society, Gideon’s International and a farm wife.   She enjoyed reading, gardening and helping with chores on the farm, she also enjoyed the lake and water skiing.  Beverly was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her family.

In addition to her husband Earl, she is survived by her daughters Sandra Boone and her husband Darrell, Wabash, Brenda Blackburn and her husband Mike, Noblesville and Rhonda Blackburn and her husband Roger, Peru; a son Randy Overman and his wife Donna, Peru; a brother Wayne Vincent and his wife Jane, Richmond; grandchildren  Roger and Tonya Boone, Peter Boone, Philip and Shelly Boone, Ryan and Amy Blackburn, Scott and Katie Blackburn, Amy and Nick Flesher, Melissa and Matthew Simpson, Chris and Charity Blackburn, Rebecca Overman, Zach and Stephanie Overman, Aaron and Chelsea Overman and Laura Overman and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Murray and Wendell Vincent.

A service celebrating the life of Beverly L. Overman will be held  at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept.13, at the Amboy Friends Church, 110 East Pennsylvania Avenue, Amboy with Pastor Dwight Elliott officiating. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery, Amboy.  Family and friends will gather from 2-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m, Thursday at the Amboy Friends Church and one hour before the service on Friday at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to the Gideon’s International.

Arrangements entrusted to Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, Amboy, IN.

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Posted on 2013 Sep 11