Alissa Eileen Ponder passed away at her home on January 9th, 2023.

She was born on September 13th, 1978 in Winchester, IN to her parents, Roland and Deborah Buckley.

Alissa graduated with honors from Richmond High School and went on to have her two sons, Malaki and Zach, whom she absolutely adored. She loved to cook in her free time and had a small business selling hair care products from her home. Alissa was full of love and nothing meant more to her than her family. She will be greatly missed and remembered always for the beautiful person she was.

She is survived by her sons, Malaki and Zachary Drew, parents Roland and Deborah Buckley, sister Nicole McDaniel, nieces Kylie Hunter, Jorden Ezsol, Kierstin McDaniel, and Gracie McDaniel, and her great nephews Corey and Mason Ezsol.

A memorial service will be held at Community Family Funeral Home on Monday January 16th, 2023, at 4:00 PM.  Family and friends may visit the funeral home Monday from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Send online condolences to the family via the guestbook at