Services for Ione Connolly will be held at 10:00 Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Price-McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton with Pastor Jason Manns officiating. Burial will follow at Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:00 until time of services.
She died at 8:20 am Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at her residence. She was born on December 18, 1922 to the late Chester A. and Rozella (Smith) Armstrong. On June 01, 1940 she married Clarence E. Connolly and he preceded her in death on October 18, 2002.
She is survived by her children, Linda Bob Nelson of Round Mountain, CA, Tom (Pam) Connolly of Lafayette, CO, and John (Cheryl) Connolly of Kenton; 12 grandchildren, Juliett, Erin, Dean, Andrea, Beth, Bill, Rhoda, Daniel, Christina, John E., Kimberly, and Michaela; 29 great grandchildren; and 5 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet Connolly-Blum, grandson, Trevor Connolly, and sisters, Irene Fields and Charlotte Proehl.
Ione was a clerk for the former Ohio Edison Electric Company. She also did furniture upholstering, starting her business in Richwood and later moving it to Kenton.
She was member of the Memorial Park Bridge Club, Kenton Elks Lodge, and the American Legion Auxiliary in Richwood, where she enjoyed square dancing with her husband Clarence. She also enjoyed bowling with Clarence and her daughter Janet.
Online condolences may be expressed at pricefh.net.