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Graveside services for Eileen Overton, 93, of Allen are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Allen Cemetery. The Rev. Chad Kaminski will officiate. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at the Allen Chapel.
Mrs. Overton died Sunday, May 14, 2017, at a local nursing home.
She was born Aug. 4, 1923, at Allen to Herbert and Georgie (Farmer) Long. She married Cecil Spain. She later married Olen "Bud" Overton. He died in 2007.
Mrs. Overton was a homemaker and had worked through the years at various Allen and Ada businesses including Valley View Regional Hospital, Sun and Fun Shop, Bon Ton Cleaners and Georgia's Gift Shop. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Allen.
Survivors include one son, H.C. Spain and wife, Linda, of Allen; two stepdaughters, Pat Luper of Ada and Mary Jo Koehler and husband, Bill, of Agoura Hills, California; a sister, Wanda Dooley of Ada; two grandchildren, Lisa Wallace and husband, Stan, of Allen and Bill Spain and wife, LeaAnn, of Ada; step-grandchildren, Kevin Luper and wife, Lela, of Ada, Amanda Koehler of Denver, Colorado, and Jayne Nickell and husband, Roger, of Allen; great-grandchildren Britten and Maebrey Wallace, Christopher, Clayton and Carter Spain and step-great-grandchildren Jakob Luper, Cheyenne, Dakota and Kayla Nickell; a nephew, Jeff Dooley and wife, Laura, and family of Ada; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother-in-law, Ed Dooley.
Bearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons.
Published on May 15, 2017
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