Overland Vanwright

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Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Ford and Joseph Funeral Home in Opelousas for Mr. Overland (Overton) Vanwright, 82, who passed away on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Opelousas General Health System. Interment will be in True Vine Cemetery in Grand Prairie. Rev. Allen Freeman will be officiating the funeral services. Mr. Vanwright is survived by: one son, Ahmad A. Hasan of Fredericksburg, VA; one daughter, Linda Scott (Fredrick) of Opelousas; one sister, Lucille Hoover of Port Arthur, TX; six grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alex (Modess Thomas) Vanwright and his wife, Audrey Vanwright. Visitation will be observed on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Ford and Joseph Funeral Home. Words of condolences may be expressed at fordandjosephfh.com. Ford and Joseph Funeral Home, 907 N. Market St., Opelousas, LA, (337) 942-6750, is in charge of arrangements.
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907 N Market Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 942-6750
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Apr. 30 to May 3, 2014