Family of Clarke Co. coach creates softball scholarship in her memory

(IMG: Brittnie Harbuck) Meghan Overstreet is pictured here with her husband, Jake, and their two sons, Cooper and Brady.

Meghan Overstreet, the head softball coach for Jackson High School has suddenly passed away.

Meghan was a star pitcher at Baker High School in Mobile, Alabama.

She also played at the University of Southern Mississippi in 2008 and the University of South Alabama in 2009 before going on to become a coach and English teacher.

A fundraiser made for a softball scholarship in her memory has already earned over triple the asking amount of $5,000.

Her obituary was posted on

Meghan Harbuck Overstreet age 30 of Thomasville, AL died December 6, 2018 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born November 15, 1988 in Jackson, AL to Kenneth and LaGaylis Harbuck. She attended Thomasville Baptist Church, and was a loved English teacher and softball coach at Jackson High School. She is survived by her husband, Jake Bishop Overstreet; two sons, Cooper Harbuck Overstreet and Brady Hayes Overstreet; her parents, Kenneth and LaGaylis Harbuck; three brothers, Kenneth Harbuck, Sam Harbuck, and Patrick Harbuck; grandparents, Ned and Eleanor Harbuck; and grandmother, Loretta Weaver. Visitation will be held at Thomasville Baptist Church on Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 1:00 pm until the 3:00 pm service time with Rev. Ty Parten officiating Burial will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Thomasville, AL. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Regions Bank for the Meghan Harbuck Overstreet Clarke County Sofball Scholarship Fund, which will be established next week. Arrangements by O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home.

Published in the Mobile Register and Baldwin County on Dec. 9, 2018

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