Alice Mae Meece, 89 of Carlinville, passed away on Sunday evening, November 21, 2021, at Carlinville Area Hospital. Alice was born on January 20, 1932, to Kenneth and Viola (Hovgaard) Carleton in Racine, WI. She married William Edgar Meece on January 20, 1948, in Litchfield and he preceded her in death on January 24, 2008.
Alice was a homemaker and farm wife working alongside her husband and raising five children. She would help around the farm driving tractors and hauling grain. Alice loved flowers and was a devoted member of Rural Methodist Church since 1960. Her love for Jesus was of utmost importance to her along with her family.
Alice is survived by her son, William Kenneth (Becky) Meece of Carlinville; daughter, Susie Pentland of Australia; son, Kenneth E. Meece of Carlinville; daughter, Peggy Ward of Florida; 22 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
Along with her husband and parents, Alice was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Mae Bentley; four grandchildren; and a brother, William Carleton.
Graveside services will be conducted on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Rural Cemetery located on Standard City Road, Carlinville. Memorials are suggested to Rural Methodist Church. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.