Mavis B. Overton

Published 5:48 pm Tuesday, March 9, 2021

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AHOSKIE, NC – Mavis Brown Overton, 76 of Ahoskie, NC passed away Friday, March 5, 2021 at the SECU Kitty Askins Hospice House in Goldsboro, NC.

She was born in Bertie County on May 4, 1944 and was the only child of the late Charlie and Helen Brown.

“Ms. Mavis” was highly active at Center Grove Baptist Church and in her community and loved to travel in her younger years

She proudly became a Registered Nurse in March of 1985, while being a wife and raising two children. She worked at both Roanoke-Chowan Hospital and Hertford-Gates Health Department as a RN until she retired.

She is survived by Tommy Overton; her daughter, Beverly Overton and husband, Linwood Lambert Sr.; son, Christopher Overton and wife Sherry Overton; grandchildren, Brek Fox, Kristen Fox, Justin Overton, and Brandon Overton; and step-grandchildren, Linwood Lambert Jr. (Allen) and Carly Lambert, as well as dear and cherished friends, Larry and Carolyn Newsome.

A memorial service celebrating her life here on earth and joyous journey to heaven will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Center Grove Baptist Church in Ahoskie, NC. Mr. Roger Kiker will be officiating. Masks and social distancing will be required.

The family will receive friends and family at the church immediately after the service.

In lieu of flowers, gifts honoring “Ms Mavis” may be made to: Center Grove Baptist Church, 826 Center Grove Road, Ahoskie NC 27910.