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Vivian Carter Overby

July 9, 1924 ~ February 18, 2021 (age 96)


Vivian Carter Overby,96, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, February 18, 2021, at Pelican Health Care of Reidsville.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 AM Monday, February 22, 2021, in Evergreen Memory gardens with Rev. Keith Bradsher officiating.  Due to the COVID19 Pandemic, those in attendance are asked to wear masks or face coverings and to observer social distancing.  People wishing to pay their respects may sign a register and view Mrs. Overby on Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM.

Vivian was a retired employee of the American Tobacco Co., a member of Baptist Temple Church, and she had attended Meadow View Methodist Church.  While she was attending Baptist Temple, she was a member of the WMU, sang in the choir, taught Sunday school, and was active with the Mountain Climbers.  Vivian enjoyed square dancing, crafting and was an avid bowler.  She was preceded in death by her husbands;  Benford “Ben” Overby and Richard Slaydon, her daughter; Linda French, brothers; Curtis Carter, Winfred Carter, and J. W. Carter, and sisters;  Helen Carter, and Mary Pryor.

Surviving is her son;  William O. “Bill” Overby (Sandra) of Eden, grandchildren;  Rita Vernon (Chris), Melissa Benfield (Brian), and Jason French all of Reidsville, 7 grandchildren, 1 great great grandson.

The family would like to thank the staff of Pelican Health Care of Reidsville for the care that Vivian received while she was a resident.  Memorials may be made to:  Meadow View Methodist Church  c/o Wayne Parleir 1004 Friendly Rd.  Eden, NC 27288. 

The family will be at the home of Rita Vernon 503 Wentworth St.  Reidsville, NC  27320.

Citty Funeral Home is assisting the Overby Family and online condolences may be made at www.cittyfh.com

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Graveside Service
February 22, 2021

11:00 AM
Evergreen Memory Gardens
7875 US 158
Reidsville, NC 27320

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