Glasper Overstreet (1914 – 2011)

Glasper Overstreet, age 97 and a resident of Racine.

Psalm 91:16 says “With long life I will satisfy him, and show him My Salvation.”

On June 22, 2011, Glasper Overstreet went to be with his Lord and Savior.

Glasper was born March 25, 1914 in Enterprise, Miss to the late Christine Preston. He was united in marriage to Ida Mae McCarthy, who preceded him in death.

Glasper was the father of 11 children. Six sons John Overstreet, James (Joyce) Overstreet, Willie Overstreet, Jerry Overstreet, Glasper Jr (Ruth) Overstreet and Douglas (Mary) Overstreet and five daughters Eliza Well (deceased), Christine Hands (deceased), Kathyern Morrow, Peggy Overstreet and Clarice Overstreet all of Racine WI.

He was the grandfather to 31 grandchildren, and a host of great and great, great and great, great, great, grandchildren.

Glasper is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

A visitation for Glasper Overstreet will be held at Greater Mt. Eagle Missionary Baptist Church, 929 State St. Racine, WI on Tuesday June 28, 2011 from 10 am to 11 am, followed by a Home Going Service at 11 am with Pastor Keith T. Evans officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery.

One comment

  1. Derick Overstreet June 24, 2014 at 1:05 am

    I never met my grandfather, if so I was very young. Sad to know someone is blood and that close but now eternally gone and so far away.


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