In Memoriam : Jo Ellen Overturf

Jo Ellen Overturf Jo Ellen Overturf - age: 67
(January 07, 1950 to July 05, 2017 )
Resident of Benton, Illinois

Visitation Information:
VISITATION:
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11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2017
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


FUNERAL:
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1:00 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2017
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


BURIAL:
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Knob Prairie Cemetery
North Thompsonville Road
Akin, Illinois 62805

Obituary:
Jo Ellen Overturf, age 67, of Benton, passed away at 7:18 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Shawnee Christian Nursing Center in Herrin.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2017 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton with Pastor Brian Mixon officiating. Burial will be in the Knob Prairie Cemetery near Akin. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2017 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Jo Ellen was born on January 7, 1950 in Christopher, IL the daughter of Joseph Kearney and Margaret (Kirk) Kearney.

She worked for many years as a housekeeper at Franklin Hospital and other healthcare facilities.

She enjoyed yard sales, spending time with her family, especially spending time with her grandchildren.

Jo Ellen was a member of the Thompsonville Church of God.

She is survived by her four children: Mary Milam and husband Rick of Benton, IL, Edward Overturf and wife Tiona of Jonesboro, AR, Betty Cook and husband David of Benton, IL, Joseph Overturf of Jonesboro, AR; thirteen grandchildren: Ryan Milam, Erica Milam, Daniel Milam, Donovan Overturf, Dustyn Overturf, Chasity Overturf, Brandon Cook, Joseph Cook, Jacob Cook, Caitlyn Cook, Beth Reynolds, Joseph Overturf, Sidney Overturf; one great-grandchild; a sister Peggy Huffine and husband Roy of Thompsonville, IL, two brothers Jim Kearney of Benton, Joe Kearney and wife Leni of West Frankfort; and two nephews Taylor and Caleb Kearney.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Jo Ellen Overturf to assist with her funeral expenses, and will be accepted at the funeral home.

To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Jo Ellen, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com








David Hurley - July 6, 2017Contact this person Contact this person
Jim and Family: Barbara and I want to express our love and sorrow for the loss of Jo Ellen. Your entire family is so special and kind, our hearts and prayers go out to you all. Keep the faith and may God walk with you through this tough time. Friends forever..... David Hurley



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