of Grass Lake, Michigan, formerly of Plant City, FL and Ann Arbor, MI
Age 94, passed away at Chelsea Hospital with her family by her side Thursday, May 18, 2023. She was born January 31, 1929, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the daughter of Herbert and Violet (Cooper) Jones. Alice graduated from Ann Arbor High School in 1948. She was raised on Platt Rd. and was part of the "Platt Road Kids" for many years. Alice worked at Gelman Sciences for about 30 years, doing print control and taking care of blueprints. She was an avid bowler for many years, bowling on a league for Gelman at Colonial Lanes and Bel-Mark. Alice enjoyed square dancing at Strawberry Squares in Plant City, FL. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in her later years, but was formerly active with Hope Lutheran Church in Plant City. Alice enjoyed puzzles, was a voracious reader (especially Danielle Steele); and loved the Michigan Wolverines, Tigers, and Red Wings. Alice was known for her faith, her love for her family and children and dogs of all kinds.
Alice married Ronald Arthur Talbot on February 25, 1950, in Ann Arbor, and he survives. She is also survived by her son, Gary (Pam) Talbot of Jackson; daughter, Susan K. Marshall of Dexter; sister-in-law, Anna Jones; three grandchildren, Becky Geer (and her children, Michael, Rachel and Jeffrey), Sarah Schimelfening (and her children, Kyle, Cory and Tyler), Evelyn & Joel Rosentreter (and their children, Savanah and Jillian). She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Gerry Marshall; four sisters, Esther Putnam, Virginia "Jean" Pepper, Eva Newberry and Erma Bedolla; and by two brothers, Carl Jones and Herbert "Sonny" Jones.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 11:00 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, 8260 Jackson Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103, with Pastor Andy Pronsati officiating. Burial will followed at Arborcrest Memorial Park in Ann Arbor. The family received friends at Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea, Tuesday, May 23, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm and 6:00 - 8:00 pm, as well as at the church Wednesday, 10:00 - 11:00 am. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital at www.stjude.org.
Click here to watch the vide of Alice's funeral (provided by Peace Lutheran Church) funeral starts just past the 4:00 minute mark
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