Emma Lolite Overton, 86, of Brownwood, passed away Tuesday July 15, 2008, at the regional hospital. A memorial service, under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2008, in the funeral home Chapel. There isnít any visitation time planned. A private family burial is planned at a later date.
Emma was born July 29, 1921, to Edward and Estelle (Grooms) King in Brownwood, Texas. She attended school in Brownwood and graduated Brownwood High School. Emma was married to John G. Overton and previously resided in New Mexico. She lived in Brownwood the past 25 years, was a member of Coggin Avenue Baptist Church, and a housewife.
She is survived by husband John Overton; son John Fortune of Las Vegas, Nevada.; brothers, James H King and wife Adelia, Edward L. King and wife Avis, all of Brownwood; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Those who preceded Emma in death were her parents, Edward and Estelle King.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations in Emmaís honor be made to the Latchkey Kids at 2411 Coggin Ave., Brownwood, TX, 76801.
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