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Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home

123 Newlin Street, Port Lavaca, TX

OBITUARY

Alice Maddux Tennison

June 22, 1925September 19, 2019
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Alice Maddux Tennison was born June 22, 1925 to the late Amanda Jane Richards Maddux and C.R. Maddux. She is a member of the Church of Christ in Point Comfort. She is also a member of TRS and ARC. She met and married the love of her life, W.E. Tennison, November 22, 1942. She assisted in starting the school for the “Trainable Retarded”. She was the teacher/director there for 14.5 years. She was nominated by Calhoun County Council for Retarded Citizens for the National ARC Employees Distinguished Service Award. She also worked with the Multi-Handicapped for 10 years with CCISD. She also worked with World Bible School Students for 3 years, taught Sunday school and VBS.

She was preceded in death by husband W.E. Tennison, daughter Sandra Tennison (Earl Stone), parents, sisters Lela Liles, Edith Lawless, Gladys Farrell, Elsie Mae Pashcal, Jean Crawford, and brothers Baby Clifford, Buford, Bill, Oddis, Emmitt, and Granville.

She is survived by son Bill Tennison (Linda Kay), 6 grandchildren Les La Joie, Sherri La Joie, William Tennison Jr., Tebel Gonzales, Sarah Burrier and Chris Quinter, 9 great grandchildren Brandon, Elliott, and Preston La Joie, Paige and Dacian Kerins, Abby and Dylan Irwin, Raylan Burrier and Blaze Quinter, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 5PM - 7PM on Friday, September 27, 2019, at Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10AM on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home with the burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery at 1PM.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jeremy Burrier
  • Alonzo Gonzales
  • Terry Maddux
  • Kevin Wilkins
  • Ryan Stryker
  • Randy Kacir
  • Larry Sullivan, Honorary
  • Wayne Abraham, Honorary
  • Gene Lee, Honorary
  • Curt Lively, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation Friday, September 27, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 28, 2019

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