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 Eva Alaine <I>Overstake</I> Foley

Eva Alaine Overstake Foley

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 17 Nov 1951 (aged 34)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 101041901 · View Source
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Singer; born to Salvation Army workers from Decatur, IL, along with her sisters Evelyn and Lucille,as the Overstake Sisters they began their career on WJBL radio in Decatur, IL and other central Illinois radio stations. In 1931, the Overstakes went to WLS in Chicago and were renamed "The Three Little Maids" and became regulars on the National Barn Dance, being featured on the local broadcasts, as well as the NBC feeds. They recorded for the American Record Corporation and Bluebird Records. In 1933, Eva married her fellow Barn Dance star, Clyde Julian "Red" Foley. Together, they had three daughters. Their daughter Shirley married singer Pat Boone in 1953.


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  • Created by: RozaSharn
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101041901
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eva Alaine Overstake Foley (23 Jul 1917–17 Nov 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101041901, citing Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by RozaSharn (contributor 46632615) .