Irene Rea, 95, of Waverly, died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006, at Apple Ridge Care Center in Waverly.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at Waverly Cemetery in Waverly. Memorials may be made to Waverly Baptist Church or Waverly Christian Church c/o Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Born April 28, 1911, near Blackburn, she was the daughter of the late William Stoecker and Mary Meyer Stoecker. On May 2, 1934, she married Roy Overacre Sr., who preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 1948. On March 13, 1954, she married Enoch Rea, who preceded her in death on July 9, 1989. She lived in the Waverly area most of her life and was a member of Waverly Baptist Church. She was a member of Waverly Garden Club and the Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include one son, Roy Overacre of Columbia; two grandsons; one great-granddaughter; one sister, Margaret Reed of Strafford; one brother, Bill Stoecker of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Emil "Red" Stoecker, Leonard Stoecker and Ernie Stoecker.