PLAINS – Iona F. Packard, 98, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Meade District Hospital.
She was born May 2, 1914, to Maynard and Faye (DeVore) Pruett in Macksville.
She married Alvin W. Packard Nov. 25, 1932, in Coldwater. He survives.
She attended the Macksville school system, graduating in 1932.
In 1962, she began working for the U.S. Postal Service, retiring in 1976. In addition to working for the postal service, she was the bookkeeper for Packard Engine Service until 1998.
She was a member of the Plains Christian Church for many years and was a member of the Macksville Alumni Association.
She enjoyed crocheting, working as a seamstress, cleaning her home and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by one son, Garrel Packard and wife, Lois, Plains; one sister, Jennie Lou Bryant, Salina; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Terry Faye Cole; and a brother, Maynard Laverne Pruett.
o Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Plains Christian Church, with Pastor Rich O’Toole presiding.
Burial will follow at the Plains Cemetery.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade, to sign the guest register. The casket will remain closed.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerorme bahcmanmortuary.com.