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“Dear Karen and familyOur condolences to you in the loss of your parentsThinking of youWanda. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: wanda sutton - owensboro, KY

“Praying for your family during this time. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: JoAnna Miller - Muscle Shoals, AL

“Doug, Gail and family, just wanted you to know how special I think your Mom was. I am so sorry that we will are having family here from Tenn to visit...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Jan and HL Anderson - Greenville, KY

“She was an inspirstion to all her Eastern Star sisters and brothers. She will be missed by all who knew her. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Margaret Hill - Providence, KY

GREENVILLE - Mrs. Mary Lynn Dearing Overbey, age 93, of Greenville, died on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. She was born in Caldwell County, Kentucky to the late Oscar Glenn Dearing and Anna Stallins Dearing. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Greenville, where she served as a long-time deaconess. She was a Past Worthy Grand Esther of the Kentucky Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Overbey was known for her made-with-love needlework and her excellent culinary skills.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Overbey was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Guy Louard Overbey; an infant daughter, Deanna; her sisters, Mavoline Dearing Clayton and Joan Dearing McGregor; and brother Garnet Pershing Dearing. She is survived by her son, Douglas Overby (Gail) of Florence, Alabama; daughter, Karen Overbey Gentry (Bill) of Lexington, Kentucky; Granddaughter, Carol Overby Cummings (Mike)of Greenbrier, Tennessee; Grandsons, Jay Gentry of Gainesville, Florida and Ross Gentry of Ashville, North Carolina; great-granddaughter, Hannah Cummings of Bowling Green, Kentucky; and sister, Joyce Dearing Watson, of Fernandina Beach, Florida.

Funeral services will be Saturday, February, 18, 2017, at 2:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Mr. Paul Moore officiating. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday after 12:00PM at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial donations to First Christian Church, 133 E. Main Cross St., Greenville, KY 42345. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at