Frances W. Overton

Published 7:47 pm Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Frances Winston Overton, a retired Obici Hospital nurse, died April 1, 2013, at Obici Sentara Hospital.

A native of Norfolk, Va., she was the daughter of the late Dr. John Woolfolk and Gladys Beard Winston, and the widow of Dr. Frank L. Overton. She was predeceased by her brothers, Judge John Winston, Dr. William Winston and Dr. Ralph Winston.

Mrs. Overton was a graduate of Louise Obici Memorial Hospital School of Practical Nursing. Formerly, she had been employed as a staff nurse at Forest Lakes Health Center in Charlottesville. She is a member of Windsor Christian Church and attends Main Street United Methodist Church in Suffolk.

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Survivors include her daughter, Margaret Elizabeth Yancey, of Newport News, Va.; sons, the Rev. Franklin Lawrence Overton III, of Durham, N.C., and Duane Overton, of Charlottesville, Va.; four grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 6, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory by Chaplain Woody Rae with burial in Holly Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the funeral home on Friday, April 5, 2013, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the building fund of Windsor Christian Church, P.O. Box 407, Windsor, VA 23487. Condolences may be posted at