George L. Overton

Born: Fri., Feb. 25, 1938
Died: Mon., Jul. 29, 2019


Visitation

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Mon., Aug. 05, 2019
Location: Lantz Funeral Home Inc.


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Mon., Aug. 05, 2019
Location: Lantz Funeral Home Inc.


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God's saints will
Rise in the First Resurrection
As Jesus Rose
 
George Lewis Overton was born February 25, 1938 in Leckrone, Pa. Born to the late Robert and Leona Overton Sr. he was one of eight children whom have all proceeded him into his heavenly home. He was educated in the German Township school system and proudly served fifteen years in the United States Army. Upon his discharge for the Army he returned home and worked as an electrician. He was ordained into the ministry in the early 80's an served the Lord the faithfully.
 
Those who remain to cherish his loving memory are three children Virgil Gene Overton (Janice), Gia Flannigan (Jeff), and Tawana Mills. Grand children Juan, Virgil II, Alexis, Raylin, and Rian. Great grandchildren Victoria, Sophia, Dazhe, Asjuante, and one great great grandchild Kj-uante. His special niece Iris Juanita Overton and two special nephews Alfred Lewis Jones and Aaron James Jones. Two special and supportive loving friends Amos and Betty Saunders as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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St. Paul’s AME Church
   Posted Wed July 31, 2019
To The Family of George L. Overton;

There isn’t any way to prepare for the loss of a family member. Suddenly, the loved one you had always turned to is gone. In the quiet moments when the hurt is hard to bear, may love become your shelter and may the beauty of memories become comfort.

You have the condolences of the members of St. Paul’s A.M.E. Church as you make your way through this passage. It won’t be easy, but you can rely on the support of all your friends and church family. May you be filled with faith and hope even in the midst of inescapable grief, and find comfort in and with each other. George will be missed by everyone.

Words cannot adequately express our sympathy, but know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. George must have been a remarkable person. Just look around at his family and friends that are here to celebrate his life and his Home Going service.

“Don’t’ weep at my grave, for I am not there,
Ive a date with a butterfly to dance in the air.
I’ll be singing in the sunshine, wild and free,
Playing tag with the wind, while I’m waiting for thee”

In His Service Always,

Rev. Alfred L. Thompson, Jr.
And the members of St. Paul’s A.M.E. Church

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