Pearl Ilene Conway, 79, of Zanesfield, passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at Mary Rutan Hospital.
She was born on February 2, 1934 in Peebles, Ohio to the late John Arthur and Violet (Setty) Tolle.
On August 13, 1949 she married Everett Conway in Maysville, KY and he preceded her in death on July 2, 1993. She is also preceded in death by three brothers, Chester, Gary, and John Tolle; two sisters, Shirley Tolle and Marie Hodge; and two grandchildren.
Surviving are four sons, Everett Eugene Conway of Bellefontaine, Ronald Dale Conway of Zanesfield, Jack Conway of Bellefontaine, and Larry Wayne (Kelly) Conway of West Liberty; two daughters, Kathy Ilene (Chuck) Leese of Quincy and Sheila Dawn (Kirk) Kegg of Bellefontaine; a brother, Jimmy (Rose) Tolle of Peebles; sisters, Juanita Kelly of Piqua, Naomi (Paul) Snodgrass of Williamsburg, Eunice Burgess of Lynx, Janet (James) Browning of Batavia, and Judy (Kevin) Rogers of West Union; 10 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A member of the Zanesfield Community Chapel, Pearl was a loving mother, grandmother, and was a child care giver. She was a Community Award Winner because she loved to landscape and work in her yard. She also loved to watch and feed hummingbirds.
Pastor Keith Matthews will officiate at a 1:30 p.m. funeral service on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at the Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine where friends may call from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be in the Zanesfield Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charities of the donors’ choice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.