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2009-07-30 / Obituaries

Alice S. Duncum

October 21, 1919 - July 25, 2009

Alice Duncum was born October 21, 1919 in Llano County, Texas and was the daughter of H. S. & Mamie (Nall) Simpson.

She and Noble F. Duncum were married on October 8, 1943 in Floresville, Texas. She was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving during WW II as Nurse General Duty. She was discharged as a 2nd Lt.

Alice was a Registered Nurse for over 50 years, starting her career in the U.S. Army. After her discharge she went to San Antonio where she worked at hospitals and at her and her husband's restaurant. In 1969 they moved to Rockdale where she started work at Boswells Nursing Home and stayed there even under several name changes until she retired in 1995.

Alice passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at the Richards Memorial Hospital. She reached the age of 89 years, 9 months and 4 days.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Noble F. Duncum on February 21, 1970; Sister, Mildred S. Emery and her parents.

Surviving are a number of nephews and nieces. Special thanks to Diane Winkler and Linda Platt and those that helped and visited.

Memorial services were Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at the Forest Grove Christian Church.

Memorials may be made to Forest Grove Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 463, Lexington, Texas 78947

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