Stanley M. Overall, Jr. of Farmington, passed away on May 5, 2003, at the age of 81 years, as the result of an accident. He was born on January 20, 1922, in Ste. Genevieve County, the son of the late Frances Ethel (Barton) and Stanley M. Overall, Sr. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Helen C. (Roth) Overall.
Mr. Overall served his country proudly during World War II as a Sergeant with the 7th Infantry Division. He was a member of VFW Post No. 5896 and a lifetime member of the American Legion Post No. 416, where he had served as a post commander. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, the Presbyterian Manor Alzheimer Support Group, the MARMC Stroke Support Group, and the Parkland Cyclist Club. After graduating from Farmington High School in 1939, Stanley went to work at Rozier Ford, which later became C.E. Wade’s Farmington Motor Co. He worked there for more than 50 years as parts manager until retiring in 1994 to become his wife’s caregiver. He was devoted to her until her death in 2001.
He is survived by a son, Thomas B. Overall of Cleveland, OH, two daughters, Sandra K. (Mrs. Timothy) Kelley of Cape Girardeau, and Gail (Mrs. Michael) Agers of Desloge, by six sisters, Maxine (Mrs. Gene) Cole, Margaret (Mrs. Vernon) Norton, Elma (Mrs. Sonny) Jennings, and Lorene (Mrs. Vernon) Kollmeyer, all of Farmington, Doris Hawkins of Columbia and Norma Jacob of Marion, OH and by three granddaughters, Shanna Kelley, Katlyn Kelley, and Whitney Agers. Numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive.
Friends may call at the Cozean Memorial Chapel after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7, 2003. A Holy Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. A joint VFW and American Legion Service will be held at 8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Thursday at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at the New Calvary Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the St. Joseph Building Fund or the Alzheimer’s Assn. Complete obituary with photo is online at: .