Irene Imel, age 86, of Troy, Ohio passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Koester Pavilion, Troy. She was born on January 26, 1930 in Greenup, KY to the late Tilden and Mary Jane (Johnson) Allen. She was married to Lester Imel and he preceded her in death on September 19, 1982.
Irene is survived by her son: Ronald Imel of Troy; sister: Darlene Stephens of Greenup, KY; brothers: Chester Allen and Burns Allen both of Greenup, KY and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers: Tom, Noah and Andrew Allen and sisters: Elizabeth Kegley and Linda Kibbey.
Irene enjoyed gardening and reading. She was a member of Tipp City Church of Christ.
Services will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at the Baird Funeral Home, Troy, Ohio with Pastor Bob Vincent officiating.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00AM-11:00AM on Wednesday at the funeral home.
A Graveside Service will take place at 10:00 am on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the Hall’s Cemetery in Greenup, Kentucky.
Baird Funeral Home in Troy, Ohio and Reed Funeral Home in Greenup, Kentucky are in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, PO Box 502, Troy, OH 45373.