Delores ‘Dee’ Alward

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Delores “Dee” Alward, 84, of Monrovia, passed away to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.

She was born in Owen County to the late Emmett Shumaker and Mary Finchum Shumaker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a twin brother, Forest Shumaker.

She married Connie Lee Alward on Nov. 5, 1955.

She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Connie Lee Alward; sons Michael Alward and his wife Lisa and Robert Alward and his wife Laura; five grandchildren, Julia and her husband Brooks Gieseking, Jessica, Clay, Brandon and Haley and her husband Will Ellis; great-granddaughter Sawyer Ellis; sister Barbara Sullivan; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 12:30 p.m. at Carlisle Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville, with visitation from 11am until the service at 12:30 p.m. Burial will follow the services in New Providence Cemetery, Greencastle.

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