Frances Marie McAlister

February 10, 1953June 5, 2021

Frances Marie McAlister, age 68, passed away on June 5, 2021 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center. She was born on February 10, 1953 at Gaston Memorial to the late Roy S. McNichols and Nina M. McNichols.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in passing by her siblings, Nola M. Bingham, Carol A Moore, Jim McNichols, and Bill McNichols. She was an amazing mother, wife, sister, and MawMaw!

She is survived by her husband Jimmy R McAlister; children, Larry Tarbush and wife Marsha, Donald Tarbush and wife Stephanie, Jeremy McAlister and wife Felicia, Kevin Tarbush and Kim McAlister; sister, Pat Bumgardner; 13 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

The graveside service is to be conducted at one o’clock in the afternoon on Wednesday, the 9th of June, at Gaston Memorial Park, where Pastor Richard Gaddis, is to officiate.

Friends and family are cordially invited to gather after the services to share remembrances of Frances.

Those honored to serve as casket bearers during the service are Donald Tarbush, Larry Tarbush, Jeremy McAlister, Dalton Tarbush, Hunter Tarbush and Camden Tarbush.

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*We will miss and cherish you forever!* Love your Family!


  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, June 9, 2021


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Lori Ennis

June 8, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.