Claude Ernest Overcast, age 91, of Mena, Arkansas died Sunday, January 26, 2020 at the Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab in Mena. He was born on Thursday, August 2, 1928 to Claude Ross and Annie Elder Overcast in Shamrock, TX.
Ernie as he was lovingly known was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mena. Ernie enjoyed working in the yard, spending time with his family and friends. Ernie served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. Before his retirement he worked many years at the Mena Wal-Mart. Ernie was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew him.
Ernie is preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Shelia Osburn; three brothers, Bill Overcast, Richard Overcast and Lawrence Overcast and his sister, Thelma Jett.
Ernie is survived by loving wife, Sharon Overcast of Mena; his sons, Steven Overcast of Huntington Beach, California and Douglas Carr of Garden Grove, California; three daughters, Kim Walker of Chino Hills, California, Terri Glenn of Huntington Beach, California and Dana McDonald of Newport Beach, California; his brother, Melvin Overcast of Washburn, Texas; nineteen grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Mena with Reverend Donald Hall officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.
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