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Thomas A. Ala

February 13, 2026 December 8, 2014
Thomas A. Ala
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Mr. Thomas A. Ala, 88, of Barry, passed away at 9:45 p.m. Monday, December 8, 2014, at the Barry Community Care Center in Barry. He was born February 13, 1926, in Longmont, Colorado to Judson C. & Helen (Andrew) Ala. He married Mary Emma McCarl on June 4, 1949, in Hannibal, Missouri. She survives in Barry. In addition to his wife he is survived by 1 son, Dwight Ala, wife Jan of Winchester, Illinois and 1 daughter, Christine Morrow, husband Steve of Barry, Illinois. Also surviving are 1 grandson, Adam Ala of Winchester, Illinois; 4 granddaughters, Abby Ala of Winchester, Illinois; Laura West & husband Jeff of Pittsfield; Katie Wilson of Barry; and Emily Weir, husband Lorc of Kinderhook; 3 great grandsons, Rilee West of Pittsfield; Andrew Wilson of Barry; and Luke Weir of Kinderhook; and 2 great granddaughters, Lyndi Weir of Kinderhook and Emma Wilson of Barry. He was preceded in death by his parents. Tom was a W.W. II Army veteran with his first deployment in Germany. Two years ago in October he was privileged to go on the Honor Flight which he really enjoyed. After leaving the Army in 1946 he returned to Barry where he worked for the State of Illinois doing test drilling for bridges. He later worked for Missouri Gravel and farmed. After his retirement he continued to farm and enjoyed fishing and golfing. He was well known and like meeting new people. Visitation will be held from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 12, 2014, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 12, 2014, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery in Barry. Memorials are suggested to the Barry American Legion Post 222 flag fund.

Service:

11:00 a.m. Friday, December 12, 2014

Kirgan Funeral Home Barry, Illinois



Visitation:

9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 12, 2014

Kirgan Funeral Home Barry, Illinois

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