Age 96, of Laingsburg, MI, passed away May 27, 2014. She was born March 14, 1918, in East Jordan, MI, to Thomas and Iva Pearl McCarry. Alice was a member of South Church, and retired from Michigan State University as a clerk in the Stores Department. She was active in CEF and the Lansing City Rescue Mission.
Alice was preceded in death by: her husband, James “Cliff” Dell; son, James Dell; daughters, Roberta Gadaleto and Deborah Brown, as well as 4 siblings, Violet Shipley, Herbert McCarry, Wanda Graham and Peter McCarry. Surviving are: sons, Clarence (Kathleen) Dell, Rodger (Sandy) Dell, Patrick (Norma) Dell, and Timothy (Carol) Dell; son-in-law, Dale Brown; 35 grandchildren; 77 great-grandchildren; 34 great-great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-great-grandchildren; and siblings, Rosella Prater, Florence Soulliere, Natalie Mosher, Brett DeWeese, Michael McCarry and Patsy Anderson.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2014, at South Church, 5250 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing. Interment will take place in East Lawn Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Child Evangelism Fellowship in memory of Alice Dell.