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Alice Mae Sheets

Birth Date: August 31, 1938
Death Date: March 4, 2017

Alice Mae Sheets, 78, of Decatur passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017 in her home.
Alice was born on August 31, 1938 in Oreana the daughter of Erwin W. and Marie Allison (Brown) Gross. She was a retired skilled machinist and a member of the UAW.
Surviving are her children, Deborah Lewis (John) of Decatur; Pam Fogerson of Decatur; Gary Sheets (Leslie) of Decatur; Terry Sheets of Decatur; brother, David Gross (Anita) of Elwin; sister, Rella Hughes (Larry) of Warrensburg; 12 grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and sisters, Doris Gross and Erma Lord.
Graveside service to celebrate Alice’s life will be 11:30 Thursday, March 9, 2017 in Macon County Memorial Park. Visitation will be 10-11 AM Thursday in Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home.
The family of Alice Mae Sheets is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland avenue, Decatur, IL 62526 . Send condolences and share memories with the family at

Graveside Service
March 9, 2017
11:30 am
Macon County Memorial Park
5700 W. Main Decatur, IL 62522
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March 9, 2017
10:00 am
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Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. Alice and I started school together at the age of six at the old Oak Grove school along with Sarah Holman Patton, Doris Moore Cole, Louise Hartbank Underwood (?). We all graduated together in 1956 from the old Decatur High school. She was a fun person and I remember our fun times. Sorry we lost touch although we were Face Book friends. I'll miss her. Get the gang together Alice, I'm in that line but hoping for a longer line!! God Bless old friend.

  2. Pam, So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing! Thinking of you and your family with love and sympathy at this difficult time!

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