Brenda Carlisle Overton, 65, of 107-B Blyth Avenue, wife of Wilson Overton, Jr., died Wednesday, June 26, 2013.
Born in Gainesville, Ga, she was a daughter of the late Freeman Lloyd and Annie Pinson Carlisle. She received her B.S. degree in education from Georgia Southern University and was retired from Calvary Christian School where she taught history.
Brenda’s passions included reading, spending time with her children and grandchildren and “worrying.”
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Greenwood and Hardwick Baptist Church in Hardwick. GA.
Surviving is her husband of the home; four sons, Wilson Burney “Trecy” Overton III and his wife, Carianne, of Simpsonville, S.C., Brian Overton and his wife, Stacey, of Gray; Keith Overton and his wife, Ashlee, of Greenwood, S.C,; Carl Overton and his partner, Brent Haas, of Cherryville, N.C.; a daughter, Alicia Overton of Charlotte, N.C.; four grandchildren, Kyler, Justin, Wyatt and Logan Overton; two sisters, Darlene Emmett and her husband, Bob, of Thomasville, Ga.; Beverly O’Quinn and her husband, Rick, of Flowery Branch, Ga.; a brother, Larry Carlisle and his wife, Lauri, of Martinez, Ga.; her mother-in-law, Miriam E. C. Overton of Maryville, Tenn.; and three sisters-in-law, Miriam Lawhorn and her husband, Sam;, Georgann Byerly and her husband, Tom; and Judy Stansberry, all of Knoxville, Tenn.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Harley Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Greenwood, P.O. Box 49776,
Greenwood, S.C. 29649.
Messages may be sent to the family by visiting www.harleyfuneralhome.com.