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 Bobbie Bernice <I>Overman</I> West

Bobbie Bernice Overman West

Arkansas, USA
Death 30 Oct 2012 (aged 93)
Burial Attila, Williamson County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100023467 · View Source
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Bobbie West

MARION -- Bobbie Bernice West, 93, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away at 6:24 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.

She was born Dec. 20, 1918, in Black Oak, Ark., the daughter of George and Clarissa Overman.

She married John Sherman West.

Bobbie grew up in St. Louis. She married, had two children and lived with her family for 35 years in Evansville, Ind. In 1992, after being widowed, she established her residence in Henderson, Ky., to be close to her daughter's family. Bobbie's claims to fame were her beautifully crocheted afghans and baby blankets and her mouth-watering chocolate chip cookies.

Bobbie was preceded in death by her parents, George and Clarissa Overman; her beloved husband of 50 years, John Sherman West; her son-in-law, Dale Roland; and her brother, George Overman Jr.

Survivors include her daughter, Clare Roland Overfield and husband, Landon of Henderson, Ky.; son, Ronald Sherman West of Evansville, Ind.; two grandsons, Jonathan Dale Roland and wife, April, of Henderson, Ky.; Christopher Kyle Roland of Prague, Czech Republic; two stepgranddaughters, Angela Overfield of Henderson, Ky., Bethany Overfield of Lexington, Ky.; stepgrandson, Neal Overfield and wife, Rachel, of Henderson; three great-grandchildren, Ralynn and Noah Overfield, and Nicholas Lee, all of Henderson; sister-in-law, Joy Overman of Farminton, Mo.; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Poordo. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

For those who prefer, memorials may be made to St. Anthony's Hospice. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 N. Market St. in Marion.

For additional information or to sign the guest memorial register, visit

Published in The Southern Illinoisan from November 1 to November 2, 2012

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