Mr. Roy Overton, Jr. age 89, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019 at his home in Ripley, TN. He was born on November 29, 1929 in Brownsville, TN and was a member of the Mary’s Chapel Baptist Church of Ripley. Funeral services for Mr. Overton will be conducted on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of the Brownsville Funeral Home with Bro. Brent Willis officiating. Burial to follow in the Brownsville Memorial Gardens. A visitation for the Overton family will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019 at the Brownsville Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until the service hour at 11:00 AM.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Roy Overton Sr and Myrtle Hill Overton; two brothers: Charles Martin Overton and Richard Lenny Overton; one grandson: Jacob Ivy.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Marilyn Louise Cothern Overton of Ripley, TN; one daughter: Susan Ratcliff (Ed) of Batesville, MS; four step-sons: Steve Donaldson (Debra) of Eads, TN, Alan Donaldson (Becky) of West Memphis, Ark, Greg Donaldson (Tammy) of Dyersburg, TN, Jeff Donaldson (Mary) of Redmond, OR; one brother: Jamie Hill Overton (Patti) of Atlanta, GA; ten grandchildren; twenty two great-grandchildren and leaves a legacy of three great-great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the Overton family requests that Memorials be made to the Mary’s Chapel Baptist Church, 279 Mary’s Chapel Road, Ripley, TN 38063