Alice Futrell, 87, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Monday (Jan. 20, 2014) at 7:02 a.m. at the Arden Courts of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. She was born on March 18, 1926, in Lawson, Arkansas, to the late Samuel N. and Zelma C. (Dillinder) Barnes.
Alice is survived by her son, F. Leslie Futrell (Theresa) of Marietta; daughter, Sally Futrell (Tom) of Newbury, Ohio; grandchildren, Amy Futrell Manley (Rod), Gabe Futrell (Karyn), Jordan N. Futrell, and Justin D. Futrell; and great-grandchildren, Garrett Manley, Carolyn Manley, Reagan K. Futrell, and Logan J. Futrell. Alice is also survived by sister-in-law, Lucy Futrell; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Glenn and Aleta Futrell; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rollin L. Futrell; and son, Neal B. Futrell; and brothers, Irvin Barnes and Everett Barnes.
Alice retired in 1981 as a teacher from the Greenville City School District. She was a graduate of Miami University and also attended Wright State University. Alice was a member of the Anthony Wayne 169 Board; Natures Trail Club; Treaty City Homemakers Club; First United Methodist Church, and was an officer in United Methodist Women.
There will be a service held on Thursday (Jan. 23, 2014) at 2 p.m. at Peterson Richardson Funeral Home, 415 School St., Carlisle, Iowa, with a visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Palmyra Cemetery in Carlisle, Iowa. There will be visitation from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 25, 2014) at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Angela Meeks officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to Wayne Industries, 5844 Jaysville-St Johns Rd, Greenville, Ohio, First United Methodist Church 202 W 4th St, Greenville, Ohio, or State of the Heart Hospice 1350 N Broadway St, Greenville, Ohio.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com