Ilene L. Daugherty, 93

NEWELL-Ilene L. Daugherty 93 of Newell passed away on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the Nentwick Convalescent Center in East Liverpool.

Born in Chester on June 9, 1921, Ilene was a daughter of the late Walter and Mary Goppert Kell.

A homemaker, she had previously worked at the Homer Laughlin China Company in Newell.

Ilene was a long time member of the Newell First Church of the Nazarene and the church’s Peace Makers class.

She was a graduate of the former Chester High School.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Charles Arthur “Art” Daugherty and her sister, Helen Rayburn.

She leaves her children, Douglas Daugherty and wife Pauline of Newell, and Russell Daugherty and wife Kathy of Deland, Fla.; her sisters, Sarah Smith of Minerva, Ohio; and Roberta Chilison and husband Gary of Malvern, Ohio; her grandchildren, Douglas (Stella) Daugherty II, Lora (Ron) Hockman, Gregory Daugherty and fiancee, Cortney Handy and Leon Daugherty, 10 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

In addition Ilene is survived by a special nephew, Gary Daugherty along with several other nieces and nephews.

Pastor David Perkins of the church will celebrate Ilene’s life on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester. Friends are invited to visit with the family today (Friday) at the funeral home from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. She will be laid to rest on Saturday at Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens in Newell.

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