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Jessie Eugene Overton

Jessie Eugene Overton, 91, of Elizabeth City died December 14, 2020 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. Born in Pasquotank County on April 27, 1929 to the late William M. Overton and Thelma Anderson Overton, he was the widower of Betty Lou Bell Overton. He served in the N. C. National Guard.

He is survived by stepdaughters Betty Jo Garrett and husband Billy, Margaret Pollitt and husband Glenn and Irene B. Snow and husband, Steve; stepson Joseph E. Rhodes Jr. and wife Kathy; step-grandchildren Bryan Garrett (Trudy), Sheryl Temple (David), Lynda McKechnie (Rick), B. J. Pollitt (Amanda), Aaron Snow (Tiffany), Rachel England (Rob), Jody Rhodes (Chandler), Josh Rhodes, Mallorie Berry (Brandon) and Cameron Agilardo; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by son Ronnie Overton and infant twin stillborn daughters.

A graveside service will be conducted December 17 at 2 p.m. at Old Hollywood Cemetery officiated by Joseph E. Rhodes and Jim Hill. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1300 Baxter Street, #150, Charlotte, NC  28204. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. www.TwifordFH.com.

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