Mrs. Alice May Loney, 68, prominent member of the Pioneer Methodist Church, died in a local hospital Sunday [March 26]. The funeral has been set for 2 p.m. Wednesday in a local chapel.
She was born in Boothbay, Maine, July 27, 1875 and came to Walla Walla with her parents, Captain and Mrs. John E. Reed in 1884. They settled on the estate of Elisha Sherman one mile west of here. Sherman was an uncle of Mrs. Loney. She lived here until her marriage to John T. Loney who died in 1924. Her home has been at 534 North Sixth.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. C. C. Dunning, two sons, Eugene and Roland Loney, a brother, Robert Reed, Walla Walla and seven grandchildren.
She was also a member of the Narcissa Rebekah Lodge No. 2, the Maccabees and the Sunshine Club. [Interment Mountain View Cemetery]
Walla Walla Union Bulletin, Mary 27, 1944
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman