STERLING – Faye Evelyn Overbey-Goldacker, 97, of Sterling, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at Parkway Center in Sterling.
Faye was born June 15, 1920, in Stuttgart, Arkansas, the daughter of Frank and Leola (Hudson) Lorton. She married James L. Overbey on Feb. 29, 1942. He preceded her in death on July 7, 1972. She later married Carlyle “Korky” Goldacker on July 6, 1974. He preceded her in death on April 12, 2002.
Faye retired in 1981 from National Foods Grocery Store after 30 years of service. She then moved to Rail’s End Park near Wildwood, Florida. Later residing in Springfield, and finally to Sterling, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Sterling.
Survivors include her daughter, Sherrilyn “Sherry” Sandrock of Prophetstown; daughter-in-law, Matilda Overbey of Caldwell, Idaho; stepdaughter-in-law, Caroline Goldacker; three stepchildren, Don (Debra)
Goldacker, Gene (Janice) Goldacker, and Mary Kay (Mike) Lowe; sister-in-law, Grace Lorton; six grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, James Roger Overbey; son-in-law, Charles “Doug” Sandrock; three sisters, Mildred Redfern, Ruth Duggar, and Wilma Duran; two brothers, Harold Lorton and Carl Lorton; and stepson, the Rev. Gary Goldacker.
Visitation will be from 3 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, with the funeral at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Schilling Funeral Home and Cremation in Sterling, with Pastor Jack Smith officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lake View Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights.
A memorial has been established to Parkway Center and Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling.
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