Obituary for Aiko Ishigaki Boothe

Aiko Ishigaki Boothe , Age 88 of Pulaski, left this world to be with her heavenly Father Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2020 in her home. Born June 12, 1931 in Yokohama, Japan.

Booth Aiko and ArchieShe is survived by her Husband and love of her life for 61 years, Archie Jackson Boothe Jr.,   Her son Michael W. Boothe of Pulaski and Daughter Jacqueline D. Harmon (James) of Roanoke.  Brother-in-law Ronald L. Boothe. One Grandson Brandon Harmon (Keita) of Roanoke with two great-grandchildren Raiden James and Yuri Aiko Harmon.

Aiko was small in stature but a strong, kind and loving woman who loved helping people. She was a lifetime member of the First Presbyterian Church and was known as the candy lady because she enjoyed treating the children on Sunday before church.  She was a longtime volunteer at the Pulaski Daily Bread Inc.   Aiko was a wonderful wife and mother which we truly love.  She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

We would like to give special thanks to all the friends, family, and caregivers who gave her loving care and support through this difficult time these past few years.

The memorial service will be held Monday, February 10, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, with Pastor Melissa King officiating.  Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery Dublin, VA .

The family is receiving friends from 1-2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church before the memorial service.

A reception will follow the gravesite service at the First Presbyterian Church, 408 Jefferson Ave N, Pulaski, VA 24301

Flowers are appreciated, but those who wish may make donations to the Pulaski Daily Bread at PO Box 824, Pulaski, VA 24301 in memory of Aiko Boothe.  Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting