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Dorothy M. Sawyer Overbey, 88, of Kingsport, Sullivan Co
TN, died April 9, 2009. She was born on February 9, 1921,
in Madison Co NC, and resided in Kingsport most of her
life. Mrs. Overbey was a homemaker and a member of Colonial
Heights Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years,
H. Carson Overbey; parents, Lula Bell and Conley Sawyer;
sisters, Allie Hensley, Reba Fulkerson, Nettie Talbert,
Malta Moats, and Stella Hensley; brothers, Clyde Sawyer
and Ralph Sawyer.
She is survived by daughter, Joyce Hicks and husband
Ronald of Louisville, KY; sons, H. Wayne Overbey and wife
Brenda of Kingsport, TN, John L. Overbey and wife Bobbie
of Orlando, FL, Randall M. Overbey and wife Carol of
Knoxville, TN, and Scott Overbey and wife Beverly of Gray,
TN; sister, Biddie Bailey and husband Bryce of Kingsport,
TN; grandchildren, Suzannah Stephens and husband Brian,
Ronald Hicks III and wife Natalie, Meredith Walston and
husband Jason, Paula Jones and husband Kevin, Pamela
Bentley, Elizabeth Pocius and husband Bill, Benjamin
Overbey, Julie King and husband Tom, Robert Overbey, Jim
Overbey and wife Christy, Rebecca Fink and husband Cacy;
great-grandchildren, Luke Stephens, Harrison Jones, Haley
Jones, Walker Burleson, Ethan Smith, Chloe Smith, Trey
King, Cameron King, Jordan Overbey, Emily Overbey, and
Hayden Overbey; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.,
Saturday, April 11, 2009, at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home,
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the
chapel with Rev. Greg Burton and Bob McNew officiating.
Burial will follow at Tri Cities Memory Gardens.
The family would like to express appreciation to Dr.
Ronald Hunter and staff, and the staffs of Wexford House
and Remington House.
Call (423) 378-3134