August 19, 1921 - February 6, 2020 Dorothy Lowder Overcash, 98, of China Grove, passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at her residence. Born in Rowan County, Aug. 19, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Pearl Lowder and John Stephen Lowder. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Howard Overcash Sr. Dorothy was a homemaker and a member of the Jehovah's Witness Congregation in Salisbury. Those left to cherish her memory are her son, James H. Overcash Jr. (Shirley) of Salisbury; daughters, Joan Smith (Edward) of China Grove, Kay Henrickson of China Grove, Pauline Johnson (Leonard) of Kannapolis, Dianne Hodge (Leonard) of Jacksonville, Fla., Donna Berry (Robert) of Jacksonville, Fla., Lydia Barbee (David) of Salisbury; and a great crowd of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 10, at West Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, 1350 S Main St., in China Grove. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m., with James Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in West Lawn Cemetery beside her husband. Lyerly Funeral Home
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