Ishmael Overstreet

Obituary of Ishmael Overstreet

Ishmael Junior Overstreet, 71 of Thaxton, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2010 at his residence. He was born on Tuesday, August 30, 1938 in Bedford Co., a son of the late Ishmael Worth Overstreet and Nettie Virginia Orange Overstreet. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Floyd Overstreet, Wayne Overstreet & Russell Overstreet & a sister, Elizabeth Carter. He was a retired employee of Rubatex Corporation and was a member of Cool Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church. Surviving is his wife, Carolyn Key Overstreet; a son, Wayne Overstreet & wife, Patt of Thaxton; five daughters, Cindy Dowdy & husband, Bobby of Roanoke; Sharon Dooley & husband, Oliver, Carrie Overstreet & husband, Randy, all of Thaxton; Melissa (Missy) Bland & husband, Larry of Roanoke; Glenda Hensley & her daughter, Alexis of Bedford; a sister, Faye Overstreet & husband, Pat of Bedford; a brother, Dale Overstreet & wife, Ellen of Bedford as well as ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 1:00 PM at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. Earl Ragland and Rev. Larry Myers officiating. Interment will follow at Peaks Presbyterian Church & Community Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday after 12 noon and the family will receive friends from 2 until 4 and 6 until 8 PM at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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