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Sharon Kay Overley, 76, Noblesville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Harrison Terrace in Indianapolis. She was born Aug. 4, 1941, to the late Edward and Kluster (Campbell) Humes in Logansport.
Sharon never new a stranger and had many friends throughout her life. She graduated from Logansport High School in 1959, and later attended Valparaiso University. Sharon lived life as an energetic person who made friends easily. She was an entrepreneur with several rental properties, and enjoyed spending time in Indiana and Arizona. During her career, Sharon owned a restaurant in Reynolds, as well as drove an 18-wheeler semi for several years and many had other ventures. She always looked forward to a new challenge and a new opportunity. Foremost in Sharon's life was her dedication to and her involvement with her special needs daughter, Terri Overley, for whom she fought many battles to ensure that Terri received the proper care and quality of life that she deserved.
Sharon was formerly married to Gary L. Overley Sr., and together they had five children, including Tammi Peters, Fishers, Randi (Rob) Wade, Florida, and Gary L. Overley Jr., Bunker Hill.
She was preceded in death by her daughters, Shelli Bryan and Terri Overley. She had numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews. Later in her life, Sharon adopted a daughter, Jo-An (Jerry) Danner, Indianapolis. She is also survived by her siblings, Larry Humes, Noblesville, Patricia Bendus, Georgia, and Robyn Nelson, Ohio; and close friends, Diana Krasnic, Florida, and Jim Craig, Noblesville.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road, Noblesville, with visitation from 11 a.m. to the time of service. Burial will follow at Ever-Rest Memorial Park, 8315 Logansport Road, Logansport.
Sharon's family would like to thank Harrison Terrace and the Intrepid Hospice staff for their support and loving care that they provided to her. We know she was loved by the entire staff.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240; or Camp Millhouse, 25600 Kelly Road, South Bend, IN 46614.
Published on September 17, 2017
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