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Kathryn Faye Hewell Overman

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May 16, 1955 — Jan. 8, 2020

Kathy Overman, 64, of Wilson, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. A celebration of life was held Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson, with the Rev. Robbie Parnell officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date.

The family received friends Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson, and will receive friends at other times at the home of her special aunt, Linda Thorne.

Kathy is survived by her loving husband, William Franklin Overman of the home; sister, Betty Boyette Vick and husband, Garlon, of the Rosewood community; sister-in-law, Barbara Overman Lort and husband, Ron, of Chesapeake, Maryland; uncles, Philip Deans of Texas and J.R. Gordon of Wilson; niece, Morgan Lort Tollinger and husband, Art, of Maryland; nephews, Ronnie Boyette and wife, Edith, of Kenly, Michael “Joe” Boyette and wife, Connie, of Micro, Timothy Boyette of Pennsylvania and Andrew Overman Lort of Maryland; great-nieces, Mackenzie, Natalie and Kayla Tollinger; cousins, Leonard Deans and wife, Terrie Deans, Adam, Jordan, Christina and Wendy, all from Timberlake, Jeffrey Deans, Faith Deans and Emily Deans, all from Texas, and SuSu Cordon and husband, Witold Tulodziecki, of Georgia. Kathy also leaves her special aunt, Linda Thorne, and her adopted family, “uncle” Donald, Donna, Paul and Jaxson Bjur-Thorne and Krystal Driver, all of Wilson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon and Corina Howell; brothers, Arthur “Josh” Howell and Jimmy Howell; aunts, Fern Deans and Lou Gordon; and brother-in-law, Willie Boyette.

Condolences may be directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home at