Dixie Jo Overstake, age 62, of Hillsboro, Ohio, passed away at home on Saturday night, July 20, 2019.
She was born September 2, 1956 in Wilmington, Ohio, daughter of Hayes and Violet (Dickey) Kelley.
Dixie was a 1974 graduate from Whiteoak High School, 1979 graduate of Morehead State University, and a 1983 Masters graduate of The University of Cincinnati. She was employed by Adams County Board of Retardation as a home instructor and teacher from 1979 to 1987 and employed as a multiple handicap teacher from Greenfield Exempted Schools from 1987 to 2015, until her retirement.
Dixie enjoyed showing Registered Quarter Horses, playing slow pitch softball, watching and keeping score for her daughter's and husband's basketball teams. She also enjoyed raising and showing purebred show pigs and loved eating with her family. Dixie was a member of Mowrystown Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her husband; Dennis Overstake, whom she married on July 27, 1985, daughter; Kayla (Jimmy) Dettwiller, parents, Hayes and Violet Kelley, sister; Deborah (Richard) Tissot, brother-in-law; Steve (Vicki) Overstake, sister-in-law; Diana Overstake, several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Dixie was preceded in death by three infant daughters; twin girls, Carrie Beth and Kelli Ann, and Kelsey Lynn, grandparents; Lyman and Goldie Kelley and Ernest and Anna Dickey, brother-in-law; James Overstake, and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral Services will be held at Mowrystown Presbyterian Church, 3 W. Main St. Mowrystown, Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm with Rev. Mike Brazelle officiating. Interment will follow in the Mowrystown Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the church on Friday, July 26, 2019, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm & Saturday, July 27, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.
Edgington Funeral Home, Mowrystown is serving the family.
In lieu of flowers and food, please make memorial contributions to the Mowrystown Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund P.O. Box 2 Mowrystown, OH 45155.