Alice A. Tournear Obituary

Alice A. Tournear

Alice A. Tournear, 96, of Quincy, IL, passed away at 5:50 pm Sunday, October 11, 2020 in her home surrounded by family. Alice was born June 4, 1924, in Barry, IL to James Philip and Pearl Frances Meyer Baker. She was married to Leonard W. "Buck" Tournear Jr. on February 12, 1944 in Quincy by the Reverend L.C. Mauck. Leonard "Buck" preceded her in death on February 16, 1990. Alice was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Spending time with family was very important to her. Planting a vegetable garden every spring was a family affair. The summer was spent canning and preserving what had been grown. Alice enjoyed baking and cooking, especially fried chicken for family picnics. She also loved to mushroom hunt and go fishing as a family. Alice was an avid genealogist and was a member of the Great River Genealogical Society. She was a member of Bethel Assembly of God Church, as well as the Women's Ministries at Bethel. She will always be lovingly remembered in the hearts of all who knew her. Survivors include her five children, Richard Tournear (Georgia) of Quincy, Joanne Spears of Quincy, Linda Saunders (Paul) of Quincy, Leonard D. Tournear of Fowler, IL, and Pamela Hinshaw of Payson, IL; eleven grandchildren, Beth Doty (Mark), Mona Kay Spears, Calvin Scott Spears, Christian Coy Spears (Erica), Rhys Saunders, Bryn Saunders (Diana), Laura Gail McCully, Leonard W. Tournear (Anne), Lindsay Snook (Terry), Andrew D. Tournear, and Amber Hood; 19 great-grandchildren, Madison Layman, Zach Graham, Taylor Turner, Brett Turner, Seth Spiker, Matthew Spears, Brandon Spears, Brennan Metz-Spears, Madison Spears, Bentley Spears, Lauren McCully, Laycee McCully, Leonard W. Tournear, Lucas J. Tournear, Donna Jo Marshall, Alycin Marshall, Dusty McCune, Dylan Bock, and Adam Troutman; and three sisters, Loretta Virginia Goodwin, Dorothy Bernice Walker, and Phyllis Jean Johnston. In addition to her husband, Alice was preceded in death by her parents; two sons-in-law, Calvin Coy Spears and Keith William Hinshaw; a daughter in-law, Eugenie "Jeanie" Tournear; two grandchildren, Lisa Fay Spears Rogers and Logan Dwayne Spears; two great-grandchildren, Ashley Spears and Levi Rogers; three sisters, Bertha Catherine Clinging, Alma Elizabeth Jacobs, and Rosalie Darlene Townsend; and two brothers, Herbert Lawrence Baker and Harold Cecil Baker. A funeral service will be at 11:00 am Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Bethel Assembly of God Church at Twelfth and Jefferson in Quincy. Pastor Todd Hastings will officiate. Entombment will follow at the Quincy Memorial Park Mausoleum. A visitation will be held immediately preceding the service on Thursday, October 15, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Bethel Assembly of God Church. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing if attending. The family is being served by the O'Donnell-Cookson Life Celebration Home in Quincy. Pallbearers will be Christian C. Spears, Leonard W. Tournear, Richard L. Tournear, Leonard D. Tournear, Calvin Scott Spears, and Paul Saunders. Memorial contributions may be made to the Great River Honor Flight.
June 4, 1924 - October 11, 202006/04/192410/11/2020
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Alice A. Tournear, 96, of Quincy, IL, passed away at 5:50 pm Sunday, October 11, 2020 in her home surrounded by family.Alice was born June 4, 1924, in Barry, IL to James Philip and Pearl Frances Meyer Baker.She was married to Leonard W. "Buck" Tournear Jr. on February 12, 1944 in Quincy by the Reverend L.C. Mauck. Leonard "Buck" preceded her in death on February 16, 1990.Alice was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Spending time with family was very important to her. Pl...

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15
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Thursday, October 15 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bethel Assembly of God Church
839 South 12th Street Quincy, IL 62301
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15
Funeral Service
Thursday, October 15 2020
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Bethel Assembly of God Church
839 South 12th Street Quincy, IL 62301
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Final Resting Place
Quincy Memorial Park
5200 Broadway
Quincy, IL 62305
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Great River Honor Flight
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