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Dorothy Shockley Overby

March 3, 1938 — January 8, 2024


Dorothy Shockley Overby

Mrs. Dorothy Shockley Overby, age 85 of Stuart, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, January 8, 2024.  She was born in Patrick County on March 3, 1938, to the late Fred and Lois Tucker Shockley.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Elva Gilbert, Sharlene Quisenberry, Marie Robbins, Ruth Collins; and one brother, James Shockley.   Mrs. Overby was a mentor to all her family.  She was a loving wife, caring mother, and nurturing grandmother.  She had been a member of Minnie’s Chapel for over 80 years while serving in numerous capacities for the church.  She had retired from United Elastic with over 30 years of service.

Surviving is her loving husband, Charles Overby of the home; one daughter and son-in-law, Darlene and Lonnie Rogers of Stuart; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Arnold Overby of Midlothian, Warren and Amanda Overby of Stuart; six grandchildren, Lindsey Craig and husband, Greg, Alana Dodson and husband, Brock, Julianna Overby and fiancé, Martin Morse, William Overby, Colton Overby, Tanner Overby; two great grandchildren, River Dodson, Jonah Craig; one sister, Joann Corns of Stuart; and several nieces and nephews.

 Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 13, 2024, at 2:00 PM at Minnie’s Chapel Wesleyan Church with Pastor Gary Combs officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends Friday night from 5 to 7 at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart.  Online condolences may be sent to


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Friday, January 12, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Moody Funeral Services (Stuart)

202 West Blue Ridge Street, Stuart, VA 24171

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Saturday, January 13, 2024

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161 Minnies Chapel Loop, Stuart, VA 24171

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