TONEY, Cheryl L. Alvis, 55, of Wintersville, OH, formerly of Toronto, OH, passed away peacefully into the arms of her heavenly father with her family by her side, after a lengthy illness Monday, October 22, 2012, at the Acuity Specialty Hospital in Steubenville, OH.
She was born November 25, 1956, in Steubenville, OH, the daughter of the late Carl Alvis and Phyllis (White) Alvis who survives.
Cheryl is a member of the Schaffer Chapel A.M.E. Church, McIntire, OH where she had served as a stewardess and she was retired from the Steubenville Head Start Program as a teacher's aide.
She was preceded in death by her father, son, Michael R. Alvis, in 2008 and a sister, Leslie Moody, and a brother-in-law, Robert W. Toney.
Cheryl is survived by her husband, Monte I. Toney, whom she married August 7, 1999; mother, Phyllis (White) Alvis of Toronto, OH; son, Chris J. Alvis, of Atlanta, GA; step- daughters, Marguitta M. (Brian) Gray of Pittsburgh, PA, and Natasha Toney of Largo, FL; grandchildren, Justin Alvis and Abella Gray; sister, Denise Ann (Allen) Cain, of Steubenville, OH; brother-in-law, John E. (Ida) Toney of Canton, OH.
Friends and family will gather for visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, October 25 at the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main St., Toronto. Additional visitation from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, October 26 at the Schaffer Chapel A.M.E. Church, 1216 Township Rd. 191, Bloomingdale, OH (McIntire) where a celebration service of Cheryl's life will be held at noon at the Schaffer Chapel with the Reverend L.A. Gatewood and the Reverend Mary Ann Smith officiating. Burial will follow at the Toronto Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in memory of Cheryl may be made to the Schaffer Chapel A.M.E. Church, 1216 Township Rd. 191, Bloomingdale, OH 43910
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