|Birth: ||Jan. 20, 1929|
|Death: ||Mar. 3, 2012|
RIPLEY – Lila Overstreet Blount, 84, died Saturday, March 3, 2012, at her home. She was born on Jan. 20, 1929, to William Edgar and Cora Corrine Palmer Overstreet in Texas. She was a homemaker and a former employee of Genesco Company. She was a member of Whittentown Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today with Bro. Bob Trotter officiating. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today at Oxford Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. McBride Funeral Home in Ripley is in charge of arrangments.
She is survived by two daughters, Wanda Dickerson of Ripley and Beverly Hall (Greg) of Pontotoc; two sons, Billy Blount (Mary) of Knoxville, Tenn., and James Blount (Pat) of Saltillo; nine grandchildren, Bradley Dickerson (Barbara), Elisa Dickerson, Kadie Hall (Michael), Corey Blount, Ken Fortier (Libbi), Brent Fortier, Jesse Hall, Michael Blount (Ashley) and Samuel Blount; eight great-grandchildren, Anna Grace, Mackenzie and Addison Dickerson, Elis Clair Young, Lila Katherine Hall, Alex Hall, John Fortier and Will Fortier; three sisters, Alice Taylor, Betty Jo Gresham and Laura Fay Reid, all of Oxford; and three caregivers, Jamie Smith, Ruby Gray and Martha Manney.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Golon Calvin "G.C." Blount; her parents; one son-in-law, John Dickerson; five sisters, Katherine Blair, Cora Inez Beene, Martha Taylor, Margie Hillhouse and Lillie Faust; and two brothers, Joe William Overstreet and Edgar Harold Overstreet.
Pallbearers are Bradley Dickerson, Corey Blount, Michael Blount, Samuel Blount, Ken Fortier, Greg Hall and Brett Fortier.
Visitation will be at 10 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home.
Read more: djournal.com & NEMS Daily Journal, Tupelo, MS 3-6-2012
Golon Calvin Blount (1923 - 2009)
Oxford Memorial Cemetery
Created by: LWB
Record added: Mar 06, 2012
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