Alvin  Overby

Alvin Overby

Alvin Jasper (AL) Overby passed away on Friday, April 23, 2010 at Life Care Center of Lawrenceville, GA. He was born July 19, 1920 to Jasper Overby and Elizabeth Thrasher Overby. Al was predeceased by his parents and brother, Alton. He is survived by: cousins, Joan Holland Crissman (Chris), Katherine Dollar, Doris Wade, Jacquetta Heard, Grady Thrasher and James Thrasher (Jo), Kenneth Thrasher (Pat), Tillman Thrasher. Other survivors include Carol Timmons (Paul), Bill Cheek (Wynnette), Marcia Perdue (Rick), Jerry Cheek (Donna) and several other cousins and friends. Al served his country in the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps where he developed his skills as a negotiator. He retired from a long career in Administration with DeKalb County, Georgia. Al was a long time resident of Doraville, Georgia and two of his loves were fine dining and traveling in the Great Smoky Mountains near Asheville, NC. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Perdue officiating. Interment will follow in Sugar Hill Cemetery in Sugar Hill, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.