HENDERSON — Ann Burroughs Overton, 86, of Henderson, North Carolina, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at her home.

Born in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late John Thomas Burroughs and Evelyn Cawthorne Burroughs. She was the widow of Samuel Roosevelt Overton.

Mrs. Overton was a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church and was a former board member of the Watkins Volunteer Fire Department.

Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Sunset Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Frank Sossamon.

Surviving is one daughter, Kay O. Abbott (Jason) and one son, Lee Overton; two sisters, Mary B. Crews and Catherine C. Wilson (Ed); and two grandchildren, Kayla Ann Abbott and Matthew W. Overton.

The family will receive friends at the home of Jason and Kay Abbott.

Flowers are accepted, or memorials may be made to Rehoboth United Methodist Church, c/o Vivian Wright, 1780 Old Watkins Road, Henderson, NC 27537, or to Watkins Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Virginia Parrott, 1380 Horseshoe Bend Road, Henderson, NC 27537.

Arrangements are by Sossamon Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.sossamonfuner

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