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Ora Lee Overbay

November 25, 1951 ~ February 20, 2024 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Ora Overbay Obituary

Ora Lee Overbay, 72 of Beckley went home to be with the Lord at 12:03 AM February 20, 2024 after a courageous battle with cancer. Ora was born November 25, 1951 in Glen White, West Virginia. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Richard Overbay and Betty Louise Dillon Overbay.
Ms. Overbay was a homemaker and attended Glen Morgan Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed going to the beach, gardening, and most importantly spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers Jimmy and Joseph Richard Jr and Sister Martha Jean Bennett. Those survivors left to cherish her memory include her children Brenda Lee Yopp of Beckley, Christine Lynn Williams and husband Elbert Jr Williams of Clear Creek, Henry Kenneth Basham Jr and companion Penny Allen of Beckley, and Jennifer Ann Sears of Beaver; 14 grandchildren Ashley, Brittany, Nina, Krista and her wife Mildred (Maddy), Dakota and his fiancé Grace, Thomas, Cheyanne, McKenzie and her companion Trace, Emma, Madilyn, and Jacob; 5 great grandchildren Airalya, Sieanna, Atlas, Parker, Jaden and another Great Grandson coming July 2024. Also surviving is her sister Betsy Ann West and husband Mike of Louisa, VA and brothers Morgan David Overbay of Ohio and Roger Dale Overbay of Beckley. A very special friend Henry Kenneth Basham Sr. of Beaver, WV. Along with several nieces, nephews, and extended family.
The family extends special thanks to the Staff of Bowers Hospice House in Cranberry, WV.
Visitation will be held at Melton Mortuary located at 1200 Harper Rd., Beckley, WV on Sunday February 25, 2024 from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral Services will be Monday February 26, 2024 at 1:00pm with visitation from 11:00 to 1:00. Pastor Earl Brewer will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memorial Park.
Dakota Arthur, Thomas Basham, Mildred Maddy, Jr. Williams, Trace Chelette and Erik Yancey will serve as Pall Bearers.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
February 25, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Melton Mortuary Chapel
1200 Harper Road
Beckley, WV 25801

Visitation
Monday
February 26, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Melton Mortuary Chapel
1200 Harper Road
Beckley, WV 25801

Funeral
Monday
February 26, 2024

1:00 PM to TBD
Melton Mortuary Chapel
1200 Harper Road
Beckley, WV 25801

Burial
Monday
February 26, 2024

Sunset Memorial Park
1925 Harper Road
Beckley, WV 25801

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