Iona Alkire

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August 10, 1940 - March 12, 2013

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2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Sunday March 17, 2013


1:00 p.m. Monday March 18, 2013


Iona P. ”Onie” Alkire, age 72, of Centerburg, passed away Tuesday March 12, 2013 at Centerburg Pointe Nursing Home. Retired Nurses Aide. Member of Amvets Post 59 in Centerburg. Preceded in death by husband, Donald Alkire, Sr.. sons; John L. Parker and Randy E. Wells; daughter Kimberly Wells. survived by daughter, Deborah Wells of South Dakota. sons; Jeffery Earl (Tammy) Parker and Jim (Tina) Parker both of Centerburg. 10 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. special girl, Penny Sue Thurston and companion Buster. sister, Ruth Ellen Hubbell; step-brothers; John and Doyle. several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many friends. Friends may call at the JOHNSON-MELICK-MORELAND FUNERAL HOME 49 West Church Street Centerburg, 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Sunday where service will be held 1:00 p.m. Monday March 18, 2013. Pastor Jeff Perry officiating. Interment Eastview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, friends, if they wish, may contribute Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050.


Dawn Giehl - Mar 20, 2013

Dear Jeff & Tammy,
I am so, so sorry for your loss. It was my honor to serve your family in a small way. I pray that your family will carry on the legacy of love left by your mamma.
Dawn Giehl, RN (Hospice)

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