June Thornton Alyea, 86, of Williamsburg, passed away on Wednesday, June 22 at Reid Health in Richmond.
She was born May 6, 1930 at home in Whitewater, Indiana to Archie and Irene Maines Thornton. She was a 1948 graduate of Williamsburg High School. She married James D. Alyea on December 26, 1948. They were blessed with 5 children and 63 years of marriage before his death on December 16, 2012.
Mrs. Alyea was a homemaker and retired from Northeastern High School, where she worked in the cafeteria. She was a member of the Hopewell United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Alyea will be missed by her son, Steven Alyea and his wife, Dawn; daughter, Claudia Bomersback and her husband, James; son, Jon Alyea and his wife, Tammy; daughter, Jan Cicolani and her husband, Bob; daughter, Betsey Moore and her husband, Derek; grandchildren Michael (Trina) Alyea, Brian (Staci) Alyea, Beth (Bobby) Chamness, Kelly (Matt) Terhaar and Krissy (Malcolm) Moore, Erich Bomersback, Emily Bomersback, Ben (Katie) Alyea, Jenna Alyea, Julia (Pat) Rock, Maria (J.) Thompson, Dustin (Andi) Horner and Brady Moore; great-grandchildren, Harley and Haley Alyea, Lexxus and Jaiden Stewart, Justin and Kyler Alyea, Lucas, Rylee and Beau Chamness, Ella, Conrad and Foster Rock, Abby, Will and Josie Thompson, Lilly and Austin Horner, Cooper and Henry Terhaar, Kendall Moore; brother-in-law, Marvin Fudge; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Alyea was excited about the coming arrival of another great-grandchild and also her first great-great-grandchild.
Mrs. Alyea was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, Marifrances Jordan; twin sister, Joan Fudge and brother, Bob Thornton.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
Family & friends may gather for visitation from 4-7 p.m. Friday, June 24, and 9-10 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Hopewell United Methodist Church, 11621 Hough Road, Fountain City, IN 47341, or the Williamsburg Community Center, PO Box 145, Williamsburg, IN 47393.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.smithmcquistonwebster.com .