Published 9:13 am Thursday, September 30, 2021
Graveside services with military honors and Masonic rites for Mr. Wiley Overstreet were conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Carson Cemetery in Carson. Mr. Overstreet, age 78, departed from this life to live eternally with his Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, at his home in Prentiss. Rev. Roland McMillan officiated.
Saulters Moore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Serving as Pallbearers are Josh Daley, Cody Daley, Lance Kirby, Michael Cothern, Kevin Goff and Tyler Overstreet.
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Mr. Overstreet was born on Dec, 14, 1942 in Jackson County to William Elsworth and Mary Havens Overstreet. Wiley loved his country and was very patriotic, having proudly served in the United States Navy. Having a love for the outdoors, he enjoyed his garden, spending time on his tractor bush-hogging, and fishing. Wiley was an avid NASCAR fan; in his younger years he raced cars at the old racetrack in Carson. Besides being a dedicated Mason, another of his great passions was Ole Miss sports. Mr. Overstreet was a member of Magnolia Baptist Church in Vancleave.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved son, Bryant Elsworth Overstreet; his sister, Brenda Ferrier; a brother, Stacy Hatton and his daughter-in-law, Lisa Overstreet.
Wiley will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Linda Overstreet of Prentiss; two daughters, Pamela Pittman (Dewayne) of Bentonia and Paula Speights (Doug) of Sumrall; two step-sons, Teddy Daley (Susan) and Jimmy Daley (Robin), both of Prentiss; and one step-daughter, Angela Daisy (Malcolm) of Morgan City, Louisiana; one Sister, Edith Goff of Vancleave and two brothers, Norman Overstreet of Vancleave and Paul Overstreet of Pegram, Tennessee. Mr. Overstreet also leaves behind 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www. saultersmoorefuneralhome.com.