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Overton celebrates 99th birthday

Posted on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 1:07 pm

Virgie Overton

Virgie Overton

A 99th birthday celebration was held for Virgie Overton, of Vandalia, at the Country Cupboard on Friday, August 29.
Overton, a former valedictorian from the former Lincoln School, was joined by 11 other family members and friends for the celebration.
Those include her brother Jessie Salmon (who celebrated his September 2 birthday with Virgie on her special day); sister Lillian Johnson; brother Dolly Leo Salmon; brother Matthew Salmon with his wife Catherine; sister Inez McPike; nephew Artie Wiser with his wife Arba Sue Wiser; first cousins Opal and Ronnie Greene; and nephew Charles Overton.