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Eltea Stovall Overby

SoVaNow.com / September 16, 2013

Eltea Stovall Overby, affectionately known as “Tea”, of West Oak Hill Drive, South Boston, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 at her residence at the age of 82.

Mrs. Overby was born in Halifax County on Sept. 14, 1930 to the late David Stovall and Irene Wood Stovall. She was married to the late Nathaniel Overby and was a member of St. Paul C.M.E. Church.

Mrs. Overby is survived by her children, Dorothy Stovall, Tony Overby and Annie Overby, all of the home; a granddaughter: Tori Bryant of Norfolk; a sister: Irene Edmonds of South Boston; two sisters-in-law, Hallie Stovall and Van Terry, both of South Boston; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and dear friends including Raye Harrison.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Overby was preceded in death by three sisters; and five brothers

A funeral will be held Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul C.M.E. Church with Rev. George Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family is receiving friends at the residence, 1090 West Oak Hill Drive, South Boston.

Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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