Ione Evelyn Carmichael, 77, of Crestview, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Mrs. Carmichael was born on August 13, 1943 in Oceanside, New York, she moved to Melbourne, Florida at 16 years of age then to Okaloosa County when she was 22. Ione was a longtime employee of Russell Mills Factory in Crestview. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Michelle Lynn McCoy.
Ione is survived by two sons, Richard (Jackie) Price, James Roy Batson Jr., Daughter, Tiffany (Jeff) Watts, Nine Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be held at Old Bethel Cemetery Friday, June 4, 2021, beginning at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Dale Walters officiating. The family will receive friends Friday, June 4, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm at Old Bethel Cemetery.