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Diana K Overturf Bayles
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1945
West Frankfort
Franklin County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 2013
Johnston City
Williamson County
Illinois, USA

JOHNSTON CITY - Diana K. Bayles, 68, passed away at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at her family home.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, in Murman and Wilson Funeral Home in Johnston City, with Pastor Larry Stevens officiating. Burial will be in Tower Heights Cemetery of West Frankfort. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Diana was born Jan. 1, 1945, in West Frankfort, the daughter of Evan and Mary K. (Lacey) Overturf.

Diana was very outgoing and did a lot for her community.

She is survived by three daughters, Kathleen Williams of Johnston City, Dawn Fries of Herrin, and Melanie Miller and fiancÚ, Steve Hastings, of Johnston City; one son, Jamie "Shark" Williams and wife, Heidi, of Johnston City.; grandchildren, Dakota, Sydney and Elektra Thompson, Destiny and Shawn Wiggins, Danielle and Jason Bauer, Chelsea Frost, Elaney Hand and Carley Orlovich; seven great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jeff Overturf and wife, Nancy, of West Frankfort.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Philip Fries; a sister, Cindy Smothers; a brother, Philip Overturf; and by her long time companion for 26 years, Edward "J.R." Wiseman.

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Published in The Southern Illinoisan on September 8, 2013
Family links: 
  Philip Evan Overturf (1922 - 1987)
  Mary Kay Lacy Overturf (1925 - 1968)
  Diana K Overturf Bayles (1945 - 2013)
  Cindy S. Overturf Smothers (1947 - 2003)*
  Philip Gene Overturf (1948 - 1967)*
*Calculated relationship
Tower Heights Cemetery
West Frankfort
Franklin County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Sep 08, 2013
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Diana K <i>Overturf</i> Bayles
Added by: Kaye Harkins McClintock
Diana K <i>Overturf</i> Bayles
Added by: Kaye Harkins McClintock
Diana K <i>Overturf</i> Bayles
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- Kaye Harkins McClintock
 Added: Jan. 4, 2014

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