August 11, 2011

(3/15/1926 - 8/8/2011)

Alice Mary Newcomer, 85 of Memphis, Missouri formerly of Glenwood, Missouri passed away at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, Missouri on Monday, August 8, 2011.

The daughter of David B. and Mabel Clyde (Bown) Vaughn, she was born March 15, 1926 in Waterloo, Iowa. On February 7, 1948 in Waterloo, Iowa, she was united in marriage to Luther Leon Newcomer and to this union two daughters were born, Jeanne and Carol.

Alice is survived by her two daughters, Jeanne Mitchell and husband, James of Bloomfield, Iowa and Carol Newcomer of Arbela, Missouri; two grandchildren, Teresa Lynn Jarvis and husband, Olen Jr. of Bloomfield, Iowa and Jared Dewayne Holt and wife, Stacie of Rutledge, Missouri; four great-grandchildren, Jessica Jarvis of Osage, Iowa, Cody James Jarvis of Moulton, Iowa, Jacob Holt of Rutledge, Missouri and Megan Holt of Rutledge, Missouri; a great-great-grandson, Christian Jarvis of Moulton, Iowa; a sister, Arlene Cummings of Elkader, Iowa and brother-in-law, Hershel Newcomer of La Plata, Missouri; several nieces, nephews and other family members.

Alice is preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, Walter A. Scott; her husband Luther Leon Newcomer; six brothers, George, Frank, James, Harold, Robert and John Vaughn; 2 sisters, Estella Faulkner and Edna Fisher.

Alice was a member of the Lancaster Baptist Church of Lancaster, Missouri and a member of the Royal Neighbors of America and the Glenwood Garden Club.

Alice worked for the Schuyler County Nursing Home approximately 10 years where she was employed as in the Dietary Department.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri with Walter Burnett, pastor of the Community Christian Church of Downing, Missouri officiating.

Organist, Maureen Watkins and soloist, Bill Eakins, will provide music. Special musical selections will be "Amazing Grace" and "Beyond The Sunset".

Pallbearers will be William Gerald Mitchell, Fred Lanham, Jacob Holt, Cody Jarvis, Jared Holt and Lester Lee Newcomer. Honorary pallbearers will be John Fuller, Lester O. Newcomer, Audra Newcomer, Danny Mitchell, Larry Cooper and Charlie Cooper, Ray Watson and Denee Almy.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 between the hours of 7-8:00 p.m. at the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri. Memorials have been established for the Glenwood Community Hall. Burial will be in the Arni Memorial Cemetery in Lancaster, Missouri.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Norman Funeral Home of Lancaster, Missouri.

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