Pamela E. Alkire
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CRESTLINE: Pamela E. (Perry) Alkire, 56, of 352 North Pearl Street, Crestline, died Monday, June 16, 2014 at home surrounded by her family, after a lengthy illness.
She was born in Crestline, on March 28, 1958 to the late Harold Perry and Josephine (Young) Perry, who survives in Crestline. She married Billy D. Alkire on June 2, 1978 and he survives her.
She worked at Walmart as a stock handler. She had also worked at the former United Church Directories for 18 years. Pam loved to bake. She would make and donate her cookies to friends or for charity events. The most important thing in her life was her grandbabies. Pam was a very loving, caring, forgiving person.
She is survived by her son, Brian Alkire, Crestline; her daughters, Beth and Earsel Gillam, Galion, and Brandy and Tony Myers, Shelby; her stepson, Billy Alkire, Johnson City, TN; her 12 grandchildren, Patrik Griefenstine, Dakota Griefenstine, Haley Alkire, Brianna Alkire, Tristan Alkire, Katlyn Alkire, Christian Alkire, Mackenna Gillam, Alexa Gillam, Addison Shaffer, Dillan Myers, and Connor Myers; her one brother and seven sisters: Dolores (Dee Dee) and Ron Osborne, Mansfield, Patricia Alkire, North Robinson, Denny and Vickie Perry, Lucas, Margaret and Sonny Mills, Crestline, Laura and Tim Carver, Crestline, Cindy and Ehab Akasha, Durham, NC, Jean Perry, Crestline, and Judy and Ronnie Thompson, Galion; several nieces and nephews, and a special cousin, Linda Williams, Crestline.
Friends may call Thursday from 6-9 PM at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, June 20, 2014 at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline, with Pastor Dan Akers officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Crestline.
Memorial contributions may be made to MedCentral Hospice in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at masfh.com
Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home
223 W. Main Street Crestline, OH 44827
Published in the News Journal on June 18, 2014