Imogene Pitchford, 97, of Van Buren died Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at a local nursing home. She and her husband were involved with the 64-71 Water Co. between Van Buren and Alma. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Van Buren and Melody Chapter Order of Eastern Star No. 579 and widow of Leon "Bud" Pitchford.

She is survived by a daughter, Freda Peebles of Van Buren.

Funeral was Nov. 3 at First Presbyterian Church in Van Buren with burial at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

Pallbearers were Jim Powers, Dale Balls, Jim Starbird, Delmar Long, John Stark and John Rotert.

Memorial contributions can be made to First Presbyterian Church of Van Buren and Melody Chapter Order of Eastern Star No. 579.