Alice M. Moyer, 85


Alice Marie Moyer, 85, of Mount Olivet, KY, formerly of Mount Gilead, OH, died Sunday, July 7, 2019, at her home.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Snyder Funeral Home, Craven Chapel in Mount Gilead. Funeral services honoring and celebrating her life will follow at the funeral home at 1 p.m. with Pastor Steve Dennis officiating. Burial will follow in Shauck Cemetery in Johnsville, OH.

Mrs. Moyer was born Jan. 7, 1934, in Morrow County, OH, a daughter of the late Lewis W. and Anna C (Bobick) Sipes. She married John F. Moyer on Feb. 18, 1973, and they shared over 27 years as husband and wife before he preceded her in death on Dec. 2, 2000. 

A 1952 graduate of Mount Gilead High School, she and her husband helped each other run the farm, and were very active in the Montgomery County Farm Bureau.

For many years she worked in laundry and dietary services for different nursing homes in Hillsboro. Then, she did laundry for Hillsboro Area Hospital, and lastly worked for Lutheran Social Services,where she retired.

A woman of faith, she loved going to church, and was a longtime member of Wares Grove Lutheran Church. She will always be remembered as a loving, devoted mother and grandmother.

She is survived by six children, Donald (Diane) Sheffer of Burlington, KY, Mark (Brenda) Sheffer of Lake Wales, FL, Kenneth (Jennifer) Sheffer of Owensboro, KY, Gary (Cindy) Sheffer of Galion, OH, Debbie (Tom Bray) Costello of Litchfield and John (Rebecca) Moyer of Mount Olivet, KY; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert "Bob" (Yvette) Sipes of Roseville, CA; and a sister, Dorothy Clark of Mount Gilead, OH.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Louise Sipes; and former husband and father of four of her children, Wilbur Sheffer.

Memorials may be made to Snyder Funeral Home to assist the family with funeral expenses.

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