Jane Saunders Overton

Jane Saunders Overton, age 71, of 210 Dances Bay Road, Elizabeth City died Sunday, February 23, 2020 at her residence with family at her side.

She was born May 2, 1948 in Chowan County to the late Ervin Roger Saunders and Anna Perry Saunders and was the wife of the late Donald Richard Overton. Jane was a Licensed Practical Nurse for forty-five years and worked many of those years at Winslow Nursing Home. She was a member of the Nixonton Home Extension Club. Most importantly, she was a loving mother and grandmother who was cherished by her family.

She is survived by a daughter, Deanna Overton Byrum; a son, Bryan Richard Overton and wife Wendy all of Elizabeth City, NC; three grandchildren, Mackenzie Byrum, Will Overton, and Wes Overton; a brother, Roger Perry Saunders and wife Ann of Siler City; a sister in law, Beverly Saunders of Charlotte; her constant companion, Bear and extended family. She was preceded in death by her brother John Ervin Saunders.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at Twiford Memorial Chapel, officiated by Pastor Rob Tucker. The family will greet friends in the lobby of the funeral home following the service and at all other times at the residence. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Overton family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.