Alice Marie Eubanks, 95, of DuQuoin, passed away at 8:54 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2015 at her residence.
Alice had been a dispatcher for the DuQuoin Police Department. She had also worked in packaging in the meat boxing department at Blue Bell Packing. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in DuQuoin. She was a U.S. Navy Waves veteran of World War II. Alice had been in boot camp at Cedar Falls, Iowa, with the first class of Waves. She was then stationed at the Seattle Naval Air Station. She was a member of the Du Quoin V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, American Legion, Catholic Daughters of America, Marshall Browning Hospital Auxiliary and Women In Military Service of America.
She was born February 7, 1920 in Chicago, the daughter of Ransom E. and Helen J. (Jaroski) Kinman.
She married Henry Eubanks on July 4, 1953 in Pinckneyville, and he preceded her in death on July 9, 2001.
She is survived by three children, Ruth Marie Belcher of Hampton, Va., Carl Eubanks and wife Laurie of Nashville, and Donna Scro and husband Nick of DuQuoin; one sister, Ruth Gaerig of Dearborn, Mich.; six grandchildren, Michael Belcher of Stewartstown, Pa., Pamela Furrow and husband Bill of Hampton, Va., John Belcher and wife Cathy of DuQuoin, Kyle Anderson of Bloomington, Kristin Wright and husband John of DuQuoin, and Kasey Anderson and wife Lydia of Wilson, N.C.; four step grandchildren, Kelly Ramsey and husband Greg of Thompsonville, Nicholas Scro and wife Erin of Thompsonville, Grant McClintock of Columbia, Mo., and Caitlin McClintock of Creve Coeur, Mo., and fifteen great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and step father, George Jasecko.
Mass of Christian Burial was at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Du Quoin with Fr. Joseph Oganda officiating.
Rosary was prayed at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday at the Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin.
Burial was in the Sacred Heart Cemetery at Du Quoin.
Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Du Quoin V.F.W. and American Legion and the United States Navy.