Rodney C. Overton

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 2, 2003

Rodney Cornelius Overton, 52, of the 500 block of Turlington Road, Suffolk, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, in Obici Hospital.

Mr. Overton was born in Hertford County, N.C., a son of Curtis and Mabel Burden Overton of Ahoskie, N.C.

He was a member of Gaston Church of Christ and Faison’s Hunt Club.

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Rodney was a supervisor with Dominion Virginia Power, a part-time police officer with the Gaston Police Department, and a Special Deputy with the Northampton County Sheriff’s Department.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Kathryn Mizelle Overton; a daughter, Nikki Overton Carlyle, and husband, Mike, of Louisville, Ky.; two sons, Rodney Brandon Hodges, and wife, Anna, and Christopher Holmes Hodges, and wife, Melissa, all of Greenville, N.C.; brothers, Sidney Overton of Charlottesville; Larry Overton of West Palm Beach, Fla.; and Keith Overton of Ahoskie; sisters, Pam Watson of Henderson, N.C.; Lori Feher of Ahoskie; Debbie Pickeral of Stafford; Lisa Adams of Chapel Hill, N.C.; a grandson, Jackson Hunter Carlyle; and mother and father-in-law, Ernest and Julia Mizelle of Rich Square, N.C.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Garrett Funeral Home, Ahoskie, with the Rev. Paul Ange, officiating.

Burial will follow in Ahoskie Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.