Saturday, March 17, 2007

Obituary of Fannie Terrell Littell Overman (c.1914-2007)

Fannie Littell Overman

Mar 13, 2007 - 09:39:00 pm CDT

Burlington, NC - Mrs. Fannie Littell Overman, 93, of 1503 Harriet Drive, Burlington died at Edgewood Place on Thursday, March 8, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. following three months of failing health.

A native of Caswell County, she was the wife of the late Emil Overton Littell and the late Bennie Overman, and the daughter of William Wesley Terrell and Fannie Bet Underwood Terrell, both deceased. She taught for 15 years at Anderson Elementary School in Caswell County and later finished her career serving in several schools in the Burlington City School System. For 81 years, she was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Burlington. She was a member of the Fidelis Sunday School Class and taught several different Sunday School classes. Mrs. Overman was a member of the teaching sorority, Delta Kappa Gamma, and several local and national educational associations.

Survivors include one son, Dennis D. Littell, of Crescent Springs, KY; two granddaughters, Stacey Littell Grimm and husband, David, of Burlington and Kristi Littell and husband, Greg Giuliano, of Philadelphia, PA; two great-grandsons, Jacob Grimm and Idris Littell Giuliano; two sisters, Eva Webster and Cora Mae Lackey, both of Burlington; and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be conducted at the First Baptist Church of Burlington on Monday, March 12, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. by Dr. Terry E. Peele. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Mortuary in Burlington on Sunday, March 11, 2007 from 5 until 7 p.m. Other times they will be at the residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fannie Littell Overman Divinity School Endowed Scholarship Fund of Campbell University, P.O. Drawer 4050, Buies Creek, NC 27506. This was established in honor of Fannie Littell Overman for her devotion to Campbell University and her commitment to excellence in education. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Source: Obituary of Fannie Terrell Littell Overman (c.1914-2007) (The Caswell Messenger, 13 March 2007)

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