Ellen Marie Overton

HILLSBORO— Ellen M. (Kent) Overton, 59, of Hillsboro, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 11:17 p.m. at Montgomery Nursing and Rehab Center, Hillsboro.
Mrs. Overton was born on May 13, 1959 in Joliet, to Shirley and Legoria Kent.  She was a 1977 Graduate of Hillsboro High School and worked as an Office Manager at DC Waste.  
Ellen lived in Morris, Coffeen, IL and Hillsboro, during her lifetime.  She married Jack Overton and he preceded her in 2001. Ellen was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Hillsboro and was a very active volunteer for PAWS Care in Hillsboro.
Ellen is survived by her mother, Shirley Kent, of Coffeen; her brother, Richard (wife Debra) Kent, of Coffeen; two aunts: Joyce Van Duyne and Janet (husband Charles) Blakley; nephews: Chris Kent and Jared Kent; great-nephews: Marshall Kent, Mitchell Kent, Mallory Kent, Morgen Kent, and Manning Kent; a great-niece, Aurora Kent; and several cousins.
Ellen was preceded in death by her Husband Jack; her father, Legoria; her aunt, Betty Calligaris and a nephew, Matthew Kent.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 12p.m., noon at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home, Hillsboro.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 12 p.m., noon at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home, Hillsboro.  Burial will be in Olive Hill Cemetery, Coffeen. Pastor Kevin Cook, Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Hillsboro will officiate.
Memorials may be given to Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Hillsboro; PAWS Care, Hillsboro; or Olive Hill Cemetery, Coffeen.
Funeral services have been made under the arrangement of Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home.

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