Lovanda Isabell Fisher Preston, 84, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2013.
She was born Nov. 7, 1928, in Iola, the daughter of Claude Dean and Mildred Sarah Cummings Fisher. She had two sisters, Betty Hill and Patricia Doyle and two half-brothers, Leroy Moore and Marvin Moore, all of whom have preceded her in death.
In 1954, she married Leslie Leroy Preston and lived in Iola and later Piqua.
She is survived by a son, Taylor Preston, Shawnee, and she had three grandchildren.
Lovanda taught school for over 16 years at various schools in Allen and Woodson counties. She was an active member of the March of Dimes and had served on its board of directors. She was a past president of the Allen County Mental Health Association, worked with Volunteers of the Courts for children’s organizations and also was a charter member of the Iola Lions Club. Lovanda was a member of Iola United Methodist Church.
Cremation has taken place.
Please see www.iolafuneral.com for additional information and condolences.
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