Mrs. Mildred Ann Leonard Overby, 87, of Mount Airy, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020. She was born May 24, 1933, in Surry County, to the late Jacob Alton and Fannie Jane Lambert Leonard. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, who will surely be missed by all who knew her. Left to cherish her memories are her husband, Bill Overby of the home; two sons and a daughter-in-law, David Overby and Stephen and Ashley Overby; two grandchildren, Blaine M. Overby and Hanna Overby; a sister, Juanita Clifton; and two nieces, Kimberley Cheek and Lisa Jackson. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Overby was preceded in death by a beloved son, Blaine L. Overby. A lifelong member of Calvary Baptist Church of Mount Airy, Mildred enjoyed singing in the choir and participating in the many other valuable ministries of the congregation. She also enjoyed serving community members with home loans through her work at BB&T. A graveside service will be held Friday, September 18, 2020, at 2:00 PM at Skyline Memory Gardens, with the Rev. Alex L. Martin officiating. Due to health concerns at this time, there will be no formal visitation. The family wishes to acknowledge gratefully the services of caregiver Sandra Boyd who has attended lovingly to Mildred and Bill for almost ten years. Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 314 South Franklin Road, Mount Airy, NC 27030; or Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030. Moody Funeral Services in Mount Airy is serving the family.
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