Sherman, Lucille Overbey, 100, of Henrico, Va. passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wm. Lee and Alma Farrar Jones; two brothers, Wm. Jones and Robert Lee Jones; husband, Thomas M. Overbey (d. 1976) and husband, Charles E. Sherman (d. 2009). She is survived by her daughter, Gale Overbey Payne (Jimmy) and her grandson, Robin O. Payne (Megan).
Lucille was born March 23,1922 on a tobacco farm in rural Charlotte County. At age seventeen she was trained and employed in an FDR New Deal work program as Assistant to the County Clerk at Charlotte Courthouse. Later, working in Richmond, she married her ballroom dancing partner, Thomas Overbey, and settled in to a happy domestic life.
As a widow, Lucille married Charles Sherman, also a widower, having met on a trip to New Orleans. They then enjoyed travel together for many years. She was a doting grandmother, nature lover and cat fancier. Lucille was the beloved, oldest member of Kenwood United Methodist Church, which she embraced with devotion.
A memorial service will be held at Kenwood UMC in Elmont on Saturday, August 6th at 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to: Kenwood UMC, 11208 Elmont Rd, Ashland, VA 23005 www.kenwoodumchurch.org. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is assisting the family.