john martin overholser obit 1927
GOLETAPI "Uncle John' 93 Ycare of Age, 28 Orcat-gr&adchildren John if. Orcnrholaar, citizen of Coleta whono ttlnwsi h«a caused concern among nil ov«r Whitealde and adjoining counties daring recent weeks, BBC- cumbed to the inevitable ton of old at his home in Coleta. at aoon toilay. Funeral services hava not b««n definitely arranged, but will prob- •""""*"»* nrrimswa, oui wm pp ably bs be!d Monday afternoon, " u "c'9 John" Ovcrhoiser. aa waa known to a multitude •was 98 year* of ace on Jan. 19» H* waa one of the very first settlers of GeneM« township, the Orerhoteer among the people and during these , family at one time owning the land on which the village of Colata Sa now located. For three-quarters ot a century or more he lived his life of thla county long year* b« made a record ot nonwsty. Industry tftjd integrity of manhood that win b« handed down to roccaeding generations withent blemish, aa a cherished tradition of pioneer character. , Mrs. Overholser preceded her husband in death 15 years ago, and he is survived by two daughters nnd one son, Mrs. W. C. VInsonand Mrs. J. H.,-8navely of Coleta. and James C Overholser of Nineteenth avenue, Sterling. H* la mourned also by 11 grandchildren and 28 (Treat-grandchildren, moat of whom live in this vicinity.