In Memoriam

Mary Overcash Remnet
Mary Overcash Remnet
Class of 1952


The Virginian-Pilot, (Norfolk, VA) - February 10, 2008


PORTSMOUTH - Mary Lois Overcash Remnet, 73, of Mechanicsville, Va., and formerly of Portsmouth, died Feb. 8, 2008, in her daughter's home. She was born in Statesville, N.C., and was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Overcash. Mary was the widow of Harry Jackson Remnet Sr. She was a member of Cradock Presbyterian Church and the choir, and was a graduate of Cradock High School, Class of 1952. She retired from NAVSEACENLANT and was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star and the local chapter of Parents without Partners.


Mary is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth "Betsy" Meador and husband Lin of Mechanicsville; a son, Harry Jackson Remnet Jr. of Portsmouth; a sister, Frances C. Ward of Suffolk; four grandsons, Bryan, Matthew, Josh and Ben; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, James Gray "Buddy" Overcash.


A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008, in Cradock Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Donald E. McLean Jr. and the Rev. Richard Lovingood. Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Snellings Funeral Home, George Washington Hwy. Chapel, Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Cradock Presbyterian Church, 39 Afton Parkway, Portsmouth, VA 23702.


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