Funeral services for Alice Prentice, 84, will be held Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at 10 a.m. at Parkview Baptist Church with Chase Finch officiating. Burial will follow in Childress Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 5, 2023 from 6-8 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home.
She passed away September 4, 2023 in Childress.
Alice was born March 25, 1939 in Waco, Texas to Frank Shuemake and Zelma Copaus Shuemake.
She loved cooking with her grandchildren and enjoyed yard work. She loved raising birds. She became a grandmother at the age of 40 and loved to spoil the grandkids. She also enjoyed painting, sewing and ironing for the public. She helped husband Bill with his TV and appliance business that they started in 1966 after moving to Childress in 1969. She was an active member of Parkview Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Bill, sisters Paulette Butcher, Tinie Fillinger, Barbara Douglas, a brother, Frank Shuemake and a great granddaughter.
Survivors include a son, Billy Prentice and wife, Cassandra, of Villa Ridge, Mo.; a daughter, Brenda Overstreet and husband, Kevin; a daughter, Debra Williams and husband, Cody; a son, Bobby Prentice and wife, Irma; a son, Jackie Prentice and wife, Karen; sisters Janie Haulotte and husband, Keith, and Kathy Sission; a sister-in-law, Patsy Jouett; along with 17 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and 18 great great grandchildren.
The family requests memorials to Parkview Baptist Church or Childress Regional Medical Center Hospice.