Darlene Pearl Overton

21 September 1920–24 August 2011 (Age 90)
Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Darlene Pearl

Darlene Pearl Overton was born on 21 September 1920, in Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States. She married Jefferson Joseph Grey on 22 September 1962, in Palmer, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. She died on 24 August 2011, in Hood River, Hood River, Oregon, United States, at the age of 90.

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Jefferson Joseph Grey
1922–2002
Darlene Pearl Overton
1920–2011
Marriage: 22 September 1962

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 September 1962
Palmer, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. Most are named from Old English uferra ‘upper’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; others have Old English ōfer ‘riverbank’ or ofer ‘slope’ as the first element.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Darlene Pearl Overton Grey, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Darlene Pearl Overton, "Alaska, Vital Records, 1816-1959"
  • Darlene Pearl Grey, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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