Alice E. DeShong

July 12, 1942 ~ December 11, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Alice DeShong Obituary

    Alice E. DeShong, 81, of Harrisonville, PA, passed away Monday, December 11th, at her residence. 

     Alice was born in Harrisonville, PA on July 12, 1942, a daughter of the late Doris E. (Witter) and Guy F. Oakman.  She was the widow of R. Boyd DeShong, who she married in 1958.  He preceded her in death on June 7, 2019.

     Alice was a homemaker throughout her life.  She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family, which she loved dearly.  She was also an avid baseball fan.

   She is survived by her daughter Ellen (wife of Junior) Swope, of McConnellsburg, PA, sons Denny (husband of Sherry) DeShong, of Harrisonville, PA, Michael (husband of Sheila) DeShong, of Harrisonville, PA, sister Cindy  Johnson, of Loretta, KY, brothers Lee Oakman, of Harrisonville, PA and Danny Oakman, of Waterfall, PA.  She is also survived by nine grandchildren; Danielle Miller, Cortney DeShong, Jason Swope, Rodney Swope, Trey Swope, Nicole DeShong, Lauren McCarty, Justin DeShong, Jordan DeShong and nineteen great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a son Andrew DeShong and a brother John Oakman.

     Funeral services will be held at the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, PA, at 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 14th,  with Pastor Dick Bernhard officiating.  Interment will follow at Siloam United Methodist Cemetery Harrisonville, PA.

     Arrangements were made by the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at 

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December 14, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc.
873 Lincoln Way East
Mcconnellsburg, PA 17233

Funeral Service
December 14, 2023

11:00 AM
Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc.
873 Lincoln Way East
McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania 17233


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