Arizona Eyster, of Vienna, Ohio, passed into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, while a patient at Concord Care Center of Hartford, Ohio. She was 88.
Arizona was born November 11, 1934, in Pike County, Kentucky, a daughter to Ballard & Lula (Hite) Collins.
She had worked for over 15 years in the Cafeteria at Mathews Schools, Vienna. In addition, she was a proud homemaker for her family.
She was a member of the Vienna United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School and participated in the Woman’s Society, “Sister’s in Christ”. Arizona was dedicated to her church, as well as to her family.
Survivors include: her children, Lynn Sheridan (Ryan), of Vienna, Debbie Johnson (Doug), of Brookfield, Ohio, and Bob Eyster (Tracy Young), of Deerfield, Ohio; 3 grandchildren, Leslie Konerth (Matt), Courtney Fabian (Roy), and Matthew Johnson (Amanda); 3 ½ great-grandchildren, Ryan Konerth, Rowynn Konerth, and Royal Fabian, plus one on the way; sister, Jeanne McCurdy, of Denver, Colorado; and her extended family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Eyster, Jr., whom she married February 27, 1953, he died March 31, 2014; and siblings, Connie Stallsmith, Charles Collins, Yvonne Bevins, & Glema Burke.
A time of gathering in Arizona’s honor will be held on Monday, September 18, 2023, from 11-1 PM, in her church, Vienna United Methodist Church, 4265 Warren-Sharon Rd., Vienna, Ohio 44473. Her celebration continues with a service beginning at 1:00 PM, also in the church. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Vienna Township Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions can be made payable to the church (or) the Animal Welfare League, 812 Youngstown-Kingsville Rd., SE, Vienna, Ohio 44473.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com
Coordination of this tribute for Mrs. Eyster was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. (330-509-3135)