Vance Overton of Hendersonville, Tennessee went to be with his Lord on August 17, 2019 at age 96.
He is predeceased by his parents, Russell “Russ” and Emma Overton; one brother, Elder William Overton; and four sisters Selma Roberson, Edine Robertson, Annie D Benson and Frances Coaplen. He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Minnie Rice Overton; and nieces, Clarice Coaplen Rosinger of Columbia, SC, Patricia Cooper, Phyllis Ferrell, Rebecca Rice, Suzanne Rice, and Karen Rice; and nephews George Kemp, Jr., Kevin Rice, Jerry Rice, Harold Rice and Robert Rice.
Mr. Overton was a member of McFarren Missionary Baptist Church, served in the U.S. Navy in World War II, was Past Master of Goodlettsville Masonic Lodge #271 performing Masonic Services for 35 years. He was also a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason and a Shriner and a member of the Director’s Staff of Al Menah Temple. After he retired from Nashville Machine Company, he transported children to the Shrine Hospital for 15 years.
Funeral Services will be conducted by Brother Johnny Carver at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Hendersonville, including Masonic Rites. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service starting at 12 p.m. and private burial will follow.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be sent to McFarren Missionary Baptist Church, W. Old Hickory Blvd., Madison, TN 37115 or Goodlettsville Masonic Lodge 108 Memorial Drive, Goodlettsville, Tennessee 37072.
Love and appreciation to their dedicated caregivers; Wanda, Teresa, Cathey, Sharon, and the staff from Blessed Home and Willowbrook Hospice.
The family has entrusted services to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 104 Sanders Ferry Road, Hendersonville, TN. 615-822-4442.