Alma R. Fields Obituary

March 31, 2017 Obituary

Alma R. Fields, Salem, Ohio - obit

SALEM, Ohio – Alma R. Fields, age 75, of Salem, died at 8:34 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Salem Regional Medical Center.

She was born October 26, 1941 in East Liverpool, Ohio, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Bircher) Barrett.

Alma was a 1962 East Liverpool High School graduate.

She was employed in the Salem City School Cafeteria for ten years.

Alma was a member of the St. Paul Catholic Church and a former member of the St. Jude Catholic Church in Columbiana.

She is survived by her husband, Clarence “C.W.”, whom she married September 24, 1966.

Alma was preceded in death by two brothers, Johnny and Robert Barrett and three sisters, Mary Alice Lewis, Betty Pelley and Naomi Dye.

In addition to her husband, survivors include two sons, Joe (Kerstin) Fields of Mineral Ridge, Ohio and Clay “Clarence” Fields of Salem; three granddaughters, Gabrielle, Bailey and Maddison Fields; one grandson, Hunter Fields; one great-grandson, Tanner Lavorata and two sisters, Ada Mae (Jim) Perkins of North Lima and Ellen L. Shaw of East Liverpool.

A Prayer service will be held at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Stark Memorial Funeral Home, followed by a 10:00 a.m. service at the St. Paul Catholic Church with Father Robert Edwards officiating.

Calling hours will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Hope Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes Educational Fund, 180 Seventh St. Columbiana, Ohio 44408 or to St. Paul School Foundation, 925 E. State St. Salem, Ohio 44460.

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A television tribute will air April 5 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.