Katie Overdirth-Stanton Sharp, 82 of Waxahachie, Texas passed away Monday, November 12, 2018, in Waxahachie. She was born on April 16, 1936, in Palmer, Texas to the late James Perry Proffitt and Nannie Irene Adams Proffitt. She attended Waxahachie High School, after high school, she married Charles Henry (Charlie) Overdirth on July 31, 1954, in Ennis, Texas. She later married Vernon Stanton in August of 2000. Katie was a hairdresser in Waxahachie for over thirty years, she loved dancing and playing the slots at the casino. Katie was also a longtime member of South Prong Baptist Church and attended Farley Street Baptist Church. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her three daughters, Donna and Randy Hughes, Mary and Reuben White of Waxahachie, Tx., and Nancy and Randy Merrill of Waco, Texas. Granddaughters, Courtney and David Huskins, Kristi and Dusty Autrey and Mariah Yeaman of Waxahachie, Jordan and Aaron Herrera of Venus, Texas, Kerby Doughty of Waco and Ellyse and Ryan Dutschmann of Katy, Texas. One grandson, Chet and Danielle Doughty of Waco. 15 Great Grandchildren; One sister Mrs. Virginia Cleveland of Waxahachie, Tx. And several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Charlie Overdirth, Husband of 15 months Vernon Stanton and beau of 15 years, J.R. Crady. Parents James Perry Proffitt and Nannie Irene Adams Proffitt, 3 brothers: Richard, James Perry, Jr. and Willie Doyle; 5 sisters: Ollie Faye Mathis, Ruby Lee Nelson, Eva Lou Overdirth, Doris Roe and Lillian Neal.
Services to celebrate her life are scheduled for Thursday, November 15, 2018, at the Pat Boze Memorial Chapel of Wayne Boze Funeral Home with Brother Richard Smith officiating. Interment will follow at the Lakeview Cemetery in Waxahachie.
Visitation with the family is scheduled from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Thursday, November 15, 2018, prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Chet Doughty, Ryan Dutschmann, nephews James Overdirth, Tony Overdirth, Mark Nelson and Chris Nelson. Honorary Pallbearer will be nephews, Jimmy Proffitt, Lynn Nelson, Bryan Cleveland, Steve White, Kim Hewson and Mark Elms.
Arrangements are under the direction of Wayne Boze Funeral Home in Waxahachie, Texas. www.waynebozefuneralhome.com