September 6, 1955 - August 8, 2016

Graveside funeral services will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Monday, August 15, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. for Sheila Yvonne Overdevest, 60. Mrs. Overdevest was born in Stuttgart, Arkansas on September 6, 1955 and passed away in Bakersfield on August 8, 2016. She had been a Kern County resident for 55 years. She was preceded in death by her father, Lewis Daniel Newkirk; her mother, Thelma Lou Ripperdan Buckley; her sisters, Lola Palmer and Leota Russell and by her brothers, Daniel Newkirk, Bill Newkirk and Andy Newkirk. Her survivors include her husband, Pete Overdevest; her children and their spouses, Billy and Andrea Messenger, Connie and David Tuey, Michelle and David Collom and Sam and Kim Overdevest; her grandchildren, Danica, Karrigan and Berlynn Messenger, Brittney Morse, Christian Moore and Robert and Brandon Overdevest; her great granddaughter, Faith Moore; her sisters, Veronica Lawson and Shirley Peters and by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. There are no visitation hours scheduled. To convey condolences or sign an online guest book, please visit