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Ione Drainer

d. November 2, 2008

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia, Missouri 63382.

Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Vandalia, Missouri.
Officiating will be: Father Russell Judge.
Music provided by: Denise Allen - pianist.
Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Bobby Drainer, Errett Pargeon, Rick Nation, Travis Hendrix, Sean Lovelace and Jim Jungers.

Ione (Terry) Drainer passed away at 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, November 2, 2008 at the Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, Missouri. She was a lifelong Vandalia/Farber area resident and member of the Catholic Church. After school, Ione worked as an inspector at the shoe factory in Vandalia until it closed in 1963. She then worked at the Bobby Brooks Garment Factory in Vandalia until 1975. Ione worked in the kitchen for a few years at the Van-Far School. She was a member of Vandalia VFW Post 2173 Auxiliary and enjoyed gardening, flowers, bingo and spending time with her grandchildren. Ione for several years owned and operated a ceramics shop in town known as the "Hobby Hut".

Born: May 6, 1033 in Farber, Missouri the daughter of Grover Sylvester and Mary Jane (Wallen) Terry.

Married: David Lee Fielder on March 19, 1949; he preceded her in death on April 17, 1982; she married James R. Drainer in Bowling Green on June 4, 1967.

Survivors include: husband, Jim of Vandalia; two daughters: Brinda L. and husband, Gene Pargeon of Vandalia and Teresa I. and husband, Ron Hendrix of Vandalia; one sister: Flossie Mae Kenaston of Vandalia; two grandchildren: Travis Hendrix of Vandalia, Sean and wife Wendy Lovelace of Jefferson City, Missouri; also survived by one great-grandson: Zach Lovelace; one nephew: John Willis of Tampa, Florida.

Preceded in death by: parents; one brother who died in infancy; three sisters: Lucille Veredenburg; Della Willis and Katherine Durham; one grandson: Christopher Lovelace.

Memorials are encouraged to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association.

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