January 22, 2013
Juanita Overman, 89, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at her home in Grandview surrounded by her family and loving husband.
Juanita was born on Jan. 16, 1924 in Castle Rock, the daughter of Charles Haywood and Suzie Mae (Umiker) Lewallen. In 1941 she met and married Elbert Baugh in Castle Rock. In 1946 they moved to Sunnyside and made their home. They began a small dairy farm in Outlook where they raised two sons (Ray and John) for 17 years. Juanita continued to live in the Sunnyside area until Elbert passed away in 1994. Juanita then met and married Tony Overman in 1998. They made their home in Grandview.
Juanita loved to grow beautiful flowers, quilting, ceramics and making Christmas candy. She enjoyed fishing and camping in the motor home. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Juanita was also a member of The United Reformed church of Sunnyside. She was baptized in the Church by Pastor Shane Lems. Juanita loved attending morning services every Sunday with her husband.
Juanita is survived by her husband Tony Overman of Grandview; two sons Ray (Glenda) Baugh of Sunnyside and John (Ann) Baugh of Selah; one step-son Donald (Nikki) Overman of Grandview; one sister Greta Delibert of Portland, Ore. and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband Elbert Baugh; one daughter Neva Baugh; one step-son Douglas Overman; one granddaughter Tamera Baugh; one grandson David Baugh and her three brothers Buddy Lewallen, Bobby Lewallen and Duane Lewallen.
In lieu of flowers those wishing to honor Juanita's memory may send a donation to the Lower Valley Hospice or the United Reformed Church of Sunnyside.
Viewing and visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the United Reformed Church of Sunnyside with burial to follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside. Those wishing to sign Juanita's on line memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com Smith Funeral Homes Ltd. in charge of arrangements.