Alton Andrew Overstreet, 96, of Lone Oak, passed away surrounded by family at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, August 20, 2012, at Massac Memorial Hospital.
Al was a lifetime member of Massac United Methodist Church, where he served in various offices and as an usher for over 50 years. He was a member of the I.B.E.W. Local #826 in Paducah, a Kentucky Colonel, and a member of the Masonic Grahamville Lodge #707. He was retired from Jackson Purchase Rural Electric Cooperative, where he worked his entire career.
He loved to garden and tend to his roses. He was a kind and gentle soul.
He was extremely devoted to his family and is survived by his wife of 72 years, Margie Peyton Overstreet of Lone Oak; his daughter, Phyllis Moore and husband John of Lone Oak; his granddaughters, Jennifer A. Moore of Louisville, Angela B. Moore and husband Michael Schnuerle, both of Louisville; his great-grandchildren, Vivian Mary Schnuerle and Clinton Andrew Schnuerle, who is his namesake, both of Louisville; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Pruitt and Irene Bumpous Overstreet of Paducah, and his brothers, Vernon, Oliver, Cliff, Elvin, and Windy Overstreet.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 23, 2012, at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner and Orr Funeral Home with Revs. John Smithmier and Gregory Waldrop officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that contributions be given in his memory to his church, Massac United Methodist Church, 2605 Mayfield-Metropolis Rd., Paducah, KY 42001.
You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.