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Martha Bess Overcash
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1950
Death: Nov. 11, 2008

GASTONIA - Martha Bess Overcash, 57, of Gardner Park Drive, passed away Nov. 11, 2008 at Gaston Memorial Hospital.

She was a native of Gaston County, daughter of the late W. A. and Ethel Lineberger Bess; she retired from the Gaston County School System after having taught school at Carr Elementary School in Dallas for 32 years. She was a faithful member of Lutheran Chapel Church where she was church organist for 30 years.

Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Norman G. Overcash and a brother, Thomas Henry Bess and wife Jean of Gastonia.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Lutheran Chapel Church Family Life Center, conducted by the Rev. Bill Zima.

The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Ward Funeral Service, 220 South Broad Street, and from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the funeral at the church.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to Lutheran Chapel Church, 702 North New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 28054

Condolences may be sent to wardfunsvc@aol.com c/o the Overcash family.

Ward Funeral Service in charge of the arrangements.

Published in Gaston Gazette from Nov. 13 to Nov. 14, 2008 
 
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 Parents:
  Willard Arch Bess (1916 - 2007)
  Ethel Louise Lineberger Bess (1912 - 1989)
 
Note: Obituary provided by Mona Anderson.
 
Burial:
Lutheran Chapel Cemetery
Gastonia
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Richard Jordan
Record added: Dec 22, 2008
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Martha <i>Bess</i> Overcash
Added by: Richard Jordan
 
Martha <i>Bess</i> Overcash
Added by: Richard Jordan
 
Martha <i>Bess</i> Overcash
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Martha and I taught our first year at O.L. Kiser Elementary School in Stanley, NC.
- Richard Jordan
 Added: Sep. 27, 2015
 
 
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