Alice M. MagannJanuary 20, 1930 ~ April 21, 2017 (age 87)
Alice M. Magann, age 87, a resident of Atwater, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 in Merced. She was born January 20, 1930 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Clarence and Elizabeth Shipley. Alice grew up in Maryland, met the love of her life George C. Magann Jr. at a USO Dance. George did not dance but asked Alice if she wanted a soda. It was love at first sight. At the age of 18, she married George in Palo Alto, California.
Because George was in the Military and also a Preacher they traveled quite often. They traveled to Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania and settled back to California in 1962. Alice enjoyed playing bingo, she loved going on cruises and having her family by her side.
In addition to her parents, Alice is preceded in death by her beloved husband, George C. Magann Jr. She is survived by her Daughter, Jeannette and husband, William Lawrence; Sons: George Magann III, David Magann and his companion Kim Misthos; two grandchildren: Tamey Taylor and Johnny Magann.
A Viewing will be held at 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., with a Funeral Services starting at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 5, 2017 at Bible Baptist Church, 3840 N. Santa Fe Drive in Atwater, California. The burial will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 8, 2017 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella.