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Alice B. Truitt

Alice B. Truitt, 65, of Commerce passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016, in Greenville.

Alice was born in Bonham, Texas, on February 2, 1951, to Dorothy Castle McIntyre and Bryce McIntyre. On August 28, 1971, she married the love of her life, Dale Truitt. After her birth, she moved around with her family to several United States Air Force Bases, including her favorite assignment in Japan. She graduated from Bonham High School, continued her education at UTA and received a Master of Science in Math at ETSU.

Alice was a member of the First Baptist Church of Commerce, she was an Auxiliary Volunteer at the Hunt County Hospital of Commerce. Alice enjoyed nothing more than spending time with her kids and grandkids, she also cared greatly for her dogs and cats, she had an excellent memory for numbers and she could draw you a great picture of Donald Duck.

Alice Beryl McIntyre Truitt's life was full of unconditional love and compassion. She is remembered for her contagious laughter and her smile.

She is survived by her husband Dale Truitt, her son Walter Truitt of Allen, her two daughters; Harriet Sudduth of Oxford MS and Diane Renfro of Ft. Worth, her grandchildren; James Truitt, Craig Truitt, Bryce Truitt, all of Allen, Kate Sudduth, Maggie Sudduth, Ashley Sudduth and Tripp Sudduth, all of Oxford MS and Grant Renfro and Whitney Renfro, of Fort Worth, she is also survived by her two brothers; Bryce McIntyre Jr. of Fort Worth and Mike McIntyre of California.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents Dorothy and Bryce McIntyre and her sister Lorraine Mitchell.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Chapel with Rev. Clay Potter officiating.

Pallbearers will be Billy Mitchell, Jeff Mitchell, Kevin Spurgon, Mark Sudduth, Ed Renfro, James Truitt, Ty Mitchell and Walter Truitt.

A graveside service will be at Concord Baptist Church Cemetery,7585 State Hwy. 155, Gilmer, TX. 75644, on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at 2:00 p.m.


Tuesday, July 05, 2016
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1209 Live Oak Street
Commerce, Texas 75428

Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 05, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1209 Live Oak Street
Commerce, Texas 75428

Graveside Service

Tuesday, July 05, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Concord Baptist Church Cemetery
7585 State Hwy 155
Gilmer, TX 75644

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Our family, Joe, Jane, Judy & Phil Whittemore are so sorry to learn of the loss of Alice. We send our sincere sympathy to all of the family & please know that we pray for comfort and strength for you during this time.

Jane Whittemore Abston Jul 14 2016 12:00 AM

Alice was a second cousin to me and one of the dearest women I have had the pleasure to know. Our parents lived in Commerce during their later years and Alice was a true blessing of compassion and help for them. I know she will be missed by many.

Judy Whittemore Scott Jul 12 2016 12:00 AM

Mr. Truitt, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. If you need anything, please let me know!!!!! Love you,

Derenda Richards Jul 5 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Dale, I am so sorry to hear about Alice. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely Byron

Byron Knight Jul 5 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for you and your family on your loss. Please know that you all are in our prayers. Al

Al Clark Jul 5 2016 12:00 AM

Cousin Dale and family. So sorry to hear about Alice. What a sweet lady and a sweet smile. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May the God of all comfort grant you peace this day and the days ahead.

Robert and Lou Richards Jul 3 2016 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences. My God keep and bless your family.

Isaiah Langford Jul 3 2016 12:00 AM

Deepest condolences to Dale and all family members on Alice's untimely departure. She has graduated to glory to rest with her blessed Savior. We have many fond memories of visiting with Alice on the Studebaker club outings she participated in with Dale & his wonderful classics. May HIS peace be with you at this difficult time.

Barry & Pam Hackney Jul 2 2016 12:00 AM

We were so very sorry to hear of this. Our hearts and prayers go out to her wonderful family. May God's peace be with you all. Bud and Nancy

Bud and Nancy Hudgins Jul 1 2016 12:00 AM