Vyvyan Elizabeth Overly

July 13, 1922 ‒ March 24, 2015

Fredericktown, Ohio

Vyvyan Elizabeth Overly, age 92, of Fredericktown passed away on Tuesday evening, March 24, 2015 at Knox Community Hospital with her family at her bedside. She was born on July 13, 1922 in Utica, daughter of the late Cless and Marie (Wilson) Bell.

Vyvyan was a member of the Batemantown United Methodist Church, the Middlebury Grange and was past secretary of the Wally Byan Airstream Club in Marion.

Vyvyan is survived by her husband, Neil Overly whom she married on January 8, 1942; sons Larry (Lynne) Overly of Fredericktown, Cless (Linda) Overly of Cumming, GA and James (Darlene) Overly of Utica; and 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Vyvyan was preceded in death by her brother, James Bell.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2015 and from 9 a.m. until the time of her funeral service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Snyder Funeral Home, 33 East College St., Fredericktown. Pastor David Spaulding will be officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Batemantown United Methodist Church.

Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Vyvyan Elizabeth Overly.


  • May God strengthen and comfort the family during your time of sorrow.
    Throw all your anxiety upon the Lord, he cares for you. Pray to him for help during this difficult time.Philippians 4:6

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Connie’s scripture above is so true.

  • Very sorry for your loss. Really enjoyed Vyvvan. We used to mingle a little in our younger days. Beautiful person who had soo much energy and was lots of fun. Prayers for peace and comfort. Hugs

  • We are so sorry about Vyv. We will always remember her warm hospitality and care for our family. I am especially grateful for the love and friendship she gave to my sister (Linda) and the fine son (Cless) that she raised. She will be greatly missed. We are praying for God’s grace and blessing on Neil and the family.

  • Michelle & Nelson Gonzalez send you our most sincere condolences and know that you and your family are in our prayers. May the comfort of our Lord and savior be with you.

  • Neil & family,
    So sorry to hear of Vyvyan’s passing, there arre many memories of “Viv” that are special to us all. May God hold you in the palm of his hand at this time and please know that we are praying for you all.

  • Sending our sincere condolences to Neil, and all the family… Sure will miss her at our Gleason family reunions… Such a sweet, caring, and lovely lady inside and out..

  • Mother was sorry to hear about Vyvyan. Our prayers are with you at this time. Love to all, Cindy Dattilo (Eleanor’s daughter)

  • We are so sorry for the loss of Vivian. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. She was such a gracious lady.

  • Overly Family,

    Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Vivian. God must have needed another angel to fill his garden & he only picks the best. Our prayers are with your family. God bless you!