James E. Overton, age 68, of Beebe, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 15, 2023. He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on December 31, 1954 to the late Bernest Overton and Lorene Carpenter-Overton.
James loved spending time with his family. He was a great encourager and liked to tease and poke fun, but it was always out of love. In his free time, he enjoyed playing the guitar and watching the Razorbacks play. James loved the Lord and was very proud of his faith. He was a licensed minister and ordained deacon. He attended Crosspoint Ministries Church in Beebe, Arkansas. James worked at the Arkansas State Crime Lab for many years, and he was a licensed funeral director for a very long time.
In addition to his parents, James is preceded in death by his sister Marcia Jean Cheatham.
He leaves behind his brother Boyd Overton; cousin Bo Hines; and many more beloved friends and extended family.
A family hosted memorial service will be held in James’s honor on Sunday, October 1, 2023 at 3:00pm at Crosspoint Ministries Church; 805 Hwy 64 W, Beebe, Arkansas.
Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com