Alma “Jean” Updyke, 90, of Zanesville, passed away at 9:53 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2012 at The Helen Purcell Home. She was born June 25, 1922, in Gratiot, a daughter of the late Perley and Ethel P. Campbell Boyer. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in McConnelsville.
Surviving are her husband, Jerry Updyke; a son, Gerald Bruce (Karel) Updyke of Indianapolis, IN; a daughter, Linda Jerry) Carroll of St. Helena Island, SC; 8 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; a brother, James B. (Carol) Boyer; and a sister, Billie Boyer (Harold) Bowman.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Lorraine Butler, Ihle Clark and Janet Browning.
Calling hours will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 5, 2012 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 W MILITARY RD., ZANESVILLE with Pastor Bracken Foster officiating. Jean will be laid to rest in Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
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