Alice L. Moyes (Lear)

Burial Date:

August 14, 2017

Birth & Death Date:

April 17, 1920 - August 2, 2017

Funeral Home:

Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service (Directions)


Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service (Directions)

Alice L. Moyes (nee: Lear), 97, of Elyria passed away August 2, 2017 at Welcome Nursing Home, Oberlin, OH. She was born April 17, 1920 in Westmoreland City, PA to William and Ruth (nee: Saddler) Lear and was a 1938 graduate of Norwin High School in Irwin, PA. Her family moved to Elyria in 1941 with Bendix-Westinghouse where she was employed for thirteen years. She married Alexander Moyes in 1947 and started a family. Alice was a member of First United Presbyterian Church and a life member of Elyria VFW # 1079 Ladies Auxiliary. Her family was her life and she enjoyed spending time with them and playing bingo. She was a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Indians and Cavaliers.

She leaves to cherish her memory sons, Randy (Laura) Moyes of LaGrange and Terry (Jean) Moyes of Elyria; daughters, Nancy (Joe) Gilkerson of Amherst and Susan Moyes (Craig Nixon) of Elyria; daughter-in-law, Linda Ott of Oberlin; eleven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; brother, Floyd Lear of Lorain; sister, Sybila Miller of NC and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of forty six years, Alexander “Sandy” in 1993; an infant son in 1951; son, Larry in 2014; daughter-in-law, Gail Moyes; brothers, William "Jess", John, Elton "Kuk" and James "Jim" Lear and a sister, Edna “Sis” Finley.

A funeral service will be  Monday August 7, 2017 at 6:30 PM followed by visitation until 8:00 PM at Dicken Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 323 Middle Avenue, Elyria. Burial will be in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.

Friends will also be received Sunday August 13, 2017 from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM at Elyria VFW # 1079, 500 South Abbe Road Elyria where a celebration of life service will be at 4:00 PM.  Reverend Arnold Flagle, Pastor of Trinity Evangelical Free Church, Amherst will officiate.

The family of Mrs. Moyes extends their gratitude to the staff of 
Welcome Nursing Home for the excellent care their beloved mother received. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Welcome Nursing Home Activities Fund, 417 S. Main Street, Oberlin 44074 or a charity of choice. Arrangements are in the care of Dicken Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Elyria.

Burial Location

Section: I - Sermon on the Mount - South Lot Number: 1018 Space: 1


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