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Elizabeth Newton Overbey / May 04, 2010
Elizabeth Newton “Betty” Overbey, age 81, of Virgilina, died April 27, 2010 at her home.

She was born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia on Dec. 21, 1928, and was a homemaker, and a member of Hitesburg Baptist Church.

Mrs. Overby is survived by her husband Decatur M. Overby of Virgilina, son Donald Overby and wife, Yvonne of Ringgold; grandson Joe Council of Inwood, W.Va. and granddaughter Beth Ralston and husband, Brett of Virgilina.

She was predeceasedby her father James Newton, her mother Sally Newton, and her daughter Wanda O. Carter.

Visitation was held at Brooks Funeral Home on Thursday, April 29, 2010. A funeral was held at Hitesburg Baptist Church on Friday, April 30, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Mike Riley and Rev. Mike Bowen officiating.

The family requests that those wishing to give memorials please consider Hitesburg Baptist Church Building Fund, 2215 Hitesburg Church Road, Virgilina, VA 24598. Online condolences may be made at

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