Obituary of Almeda F Overmyer
Almeda Faye Thompson Overmyer, age of 85 of Morenci, Michigan passed away on December 18, 2020 surrounded by her family at home. She was born on June 13, 1935 to Ella (Stover) and Arnett Williams in Artie, West Virginia. She was the oldest of eleven children, which she was very proud of. She married Vernon Thompson and had two sons, David Thompson and Michael Thompson. Almeda and Vernon parted ways and he passed away in 1983. Almeda then married the love of her life, Russel Overmyer on June 10, 1978 and he preceded her in death on September 18, 2004.
Almeda worked at the Morenci Rubber Plant from December 1965 until they closed the doors in October 1991. She then worked as a cook at the Morenci Hospital from October 1991 until 1996. Almeda loved spending time with her family, spoiling her grand & great grandkids, quilting, reading her bible, baking, gardening, sitting in her chair in the front yard and taking walks to look at the nature that God created. Almeda was a remarkable woman who would do anything for anyone.
Almeda is survived by her children, Dave (Brenda) Thompson and Mike (Nancy) Thompson both of Morenci, Nancy Loop of Tipton, Cheryl (Bruce) Stricklin of Hudson and Joe (Diana) Overmyer of Morenci. She is survived by her siblings, Kenneth (Pat) Williams, Lowell Williams, Doug (Cathy) Williams, Sandra Borton and Greta Peterson all of Morenci, Junior (JoAnn) Williams of Wauseon, Ohio; sister-in-laws, Darlene Williams of Clear Creek, WV, Mary Merillat of Fayette, Ohio, Jackie Overmyer and Michelle Williams both of Morenci. Almeda has 14 grandchildren, Angela Fipps, Heather Speiser, Kristie Thompson, Jason Thompson, Cody Thompson, Amy Dunn, Kassi Crawford, Brad Stricklin, Josh Overmyer, Melissa Overmyer, Sara Loop, Jamie Longman, Lisa Wandel and Kaylee Overmyer; 24 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Almeda was preceded in death by her parents, Ella and Arnett Williams; her first husband, Vernon Thompson; her second husband, Russel Overmyer; three brothers, Gary Williams, Alden Williams and Dennis Williams; a sister, Judith Cornell and a son-in-law John Loop.
Visitation for Almeda will be held on Monday, December 21, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Eagle-Marry Funeral Home in Morenci. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and social distancing regulation, only a limited number of individuals will be allowed in the chapel at a time and facial coverings are required. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Seneca Community Church with Pastor Jon Ruse officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Morenci.
Memorial contributions in Almeda’s memory may be made to Hospice of Lenawee County. Online condolences to the family may be offered at www.eaglemarryfuneralhome.com. The Eagle-Marry Funeral Home - Morenci Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.