December 13, 1933 – May 10, 2023
Edith Irene Overby, 89, of Dinwiddie County, VA, died May 10, 2023. She was born in Charlie Hope, VA on December 13, 1933. She was the daughter of the late Lossie Melvin Edmonds and Susie Marie Lambert Edmonds. She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother. She devoted her life to her family unselfishly. She was a Godly woman who depended heavily on her faith to subdue everyday challenges. Even through all her own struggles physically she
always inspired others around her with her smile and genuine compassion. She carried a kind and loving spirit wherever she went. She loved the Lord and passed on to everyone she met the compassion and love that God has given us.
Edith was preceded in death by her loving husband, David Herbert Overby Jr, of 56 years and her two brothers, James and Billy Edmonds. She is survived by her sister, Kathleen Soloe; children, Sylvia Marie Elder (Jimmy), Cynthia Lee Tereschenko, Loretta Gail Jones (Jeff), David Wayne Overby (Cari), Edith Yvonne Overby, and Kathleen Starr Overby; and numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home – Dinwiddie Chapel, 6616 Boydton Plank Road. The funeral will be conducted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Southlawn Cemetery for family only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any of the following: Chelsea Rehab, 2715 Dogtown Rd, Goochland, VA 23063; Reinhart Guest House, 1100 Libby Ave, Richmond, VA 23226; or Arthritis Foundation, 1355 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309.