Posted On November 19th, 2010 -


Lily Overton, 87, formerly of Bethesda, MD, died Sunday, November 14, 2010 in Norwood, MA.

She was born November 22, 1922 in Honolulu, HI, the daughter of Sang-Ho and Hae-Kyung (Nam) Lee. She traveled widely throughout Europe and Asia, and lived in the Washington, DC area for 43 years. She was a former docent for the Smithsonian and was actively involved in the Asian American Forum and the Sumie Society.

She was predeceased by her husband, Leonard C. Overton.

She is survived by her daughter Elizabeth Robbins; her son-in- law Gregory Robbins; and her grandsons, Douglas and Benjamin, all of Wellesley, MA.

Private graveside services will be held on November 20, 2010 at Millville Cemetery in Concord, NH.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Paul’s School Parents Fund, 325 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran