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Shirley Overy

Shirley Mae Overy of Green River, Wyoming passed away on July 30th, at her home hand in hand with her two daughters, and surrounded by her granddaughters. She faced her health challenges with faith and strength every step of the way. She was born on March 8th, 1934 in Annis Idaho, the daughter of the late Earl and Eva Hall. Shirley graduated from Rigby High School, in 1952 and attended Ricks College. She then served an LDS mission in Hong Kong. Shirley married William C. Overy in the Idaho Falls Temple on April 2nd, 1969. She served several missions with her husband, extracting names for the genealogy library. Mrs. Overy was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is where she magnified her callings and made eternal friendships. She loved her family and those who came into her warm home. Shirley was humble in her endless amount of compassion and service. She played a vital role in raising her granddaughters. She took pride in her baking skills, especially her homemade pies. Shirley loved listening to music, candles, roses, and was huge Utah Jazz fan. She enjoyed visiting with others for hours. Shirley was a former member of T.O.P.S and Bunco. Survivors include two daughters, Susan Murphy (David) and Arlene Watterson, both of Green River, Wyoming. Six granddaughters, Jessica Murphy, Kylee Johnson (Tony), Abby and Emily Murphy. Whitney and Hailey Watterson. Six great-grandchildren, two brothers Melvin Hall (Viola) of Idaho Falls, and Ronald Hall (Helen) of Orem, Utah. Two sisters Maurine Radford (late Merle) of Annis, Idaho and RaNae Porter (late Elwood) of Rexburg, Idaho. Many nieces, nephews, cousins, and other grandchildren from extended family. She left her family and friends knowing they were truly loved. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 4th at the Green River LDS Stake Center, 120 Shoshone Ave, Green River, Wyoming. A viewing will be held Wednesday, August 3rd from 5:00pm to 7:00pm and from 9:30am to 10:45am on the day of the funeral at the church Interment will take place at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Rock Springs.

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Susan, I just learned of the passing of your mother. I am so sorry. Losing a parent is not easy. Thoughts and prayers going your way!

Sue Gebs Aug 15 2016 12:00 AM

I wanted to express my sympathy to the children, grandchildren, and siblings of Shirley Hall Overy.I grew up next door to all the Earl and Eva Hall children. I was younger than them all but enjoyed very much my association with them. I remember Shirley as a very jolly positive girl. I would have loved to know her better as an adult and also to know her children. I think I met her husband only once. I have a clear memory of Shirley reporting her LDS mission to China at the old Annis Ward chapel. From reading her obituary it is obvious that she was very loved and had a fruitful life. To Maurine, Melvin, Ranae, and Ronald (you will always be "Bud" to me) I want you to know that I admire and love you all.

Roger Hall Aug 4 2016 12:00 AM

Hi Susan & Arlene I'm so sorry to hear about your Mother. She was one of my favorite aunts, I have very fond memories of spending time with her. My thoughts are with you at this time.

Linda Moore Aug 4 2016 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences at the passing of Aunt Shirley. I always enjoyed visits from the cousins from Wyoming. My prayers are with you. Steven Hall

Steven Hall Aug 3 2016 12:00 AM

Susan, Arlene and families. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Corinna Rogers Aug 3 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss your all in my thoughts and prayers

Brenda parker Aug 1 2016 12:00 AM