AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. James Scott Overton, 79, of Augusta, husband of Nell Overton, entered into rest at Doctors Hospital, Wednesday, November 19, 2002. A graveside service will be held on Friday, November 22, 2002, at 1 p.m., at Westover Memorial Park with Rev. Larry Gilpin and Rev. Michael Brown officiating. Survivors include his son, James David Overton of Augusta; two daughters, Nancy Overton Hinman of Augusta and Susan Overton Ransom of Sacramento, Calif.; four grandchildren, Jessica Ransom, Rebecca Taylor, Charles McCoy III, Kathryn Lee Overton; one great- grandchild, Delonie Gilstrap. Mr. Overton retired from the Life of Georgia Insurance Company as an insurance agent and a staff manager after 37 years of service. He was a deacon at Westminster Presbyterian Church and a member of the Clarance Clark Sunday School Class. Mr. Overton enjoyed playing golf and was a member of Green Meadows Country Club. The family will receive friends this evening Thursday, November 21, 2002, at the funeral home from 6 until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Westminster Presbyterian Church at 4303 Wheeler Road, Augusta, GA 30907. Platts Funeral Home, 721 Crawford Avenue, Augusta, 733-3636.
The Augusta Chronicle November 21, 2002