Obituary of Mardell Overby
~~ Mardell Helen Overby, age 92 of Pleasant Plains died Tuesday August 1, 2017 at her residence. She was born May 29, 1925 in Green Valley, Illinois, the daughter of Raymond Floyd and Doris Marie Ray Strubhar. She married Eddie L. Overby June 28, 1971 at Petersburg, and he survives.
Also surviving are four daughters, Cheryl (Raleigh) Allison of Pleasant Plains, Connie (Vince) Peters of Columbus, Ohio, Glynus (Larry) Coffey of South Jacksonville, and Melissa (James) Simmons of Oswego, two sons, James (Belinda) Turner of Somerset, Texas, and Bradford (Debra) Fay of Hartselle, Alabama.. She has twelve grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother Ronald (Phyllis) Strubhar of Escondido, California. Mardell was preceded in death by a daughter Doris Evelyn Turner, twin granddaughters, Allison and Allysa Peters, and a brother, Raymond Strubhar.
Mardell enjoyed cooking and sewing, and loved her children and grandchildren very much. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church in White Hall.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday August 6, at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall with burial in White Hall Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.