Alice Caviness


12-2 p.m.
Tuesday, July 9
First Baptist Church
Prior to the Service


2 p.m.
Tuesday, July 9
First Baptist Church

Final Resting Place

Pittsburg Cemetery
Keosauqua, IA


The Family

{Dec. 26, 1948 - July 4, 2019}

Alice Fern Caviness, 70, of Memphis died Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis.

She was born the daughter of Merle Sherman and Virginia Lea (Lewman) Miller on December 26, 1948 in Van Buren County, Iowa.

Alice married David S. Caviness in 1978. He preceded her in death on June 5, 1983.

She was homemaker. Alice was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She was a kind and loving lady, who will always be loved and missed by many.

Alice enjoyed her family, crocheting, coloring and feeding all her grandchildren chocolate.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sons: Merle Wyley and Lloyd Caviness; daughters: Tina Edwards, Leona Edwards, Dawn Caviness and Katie Curtis; grandsons: Ross Caviness, Jason Forquer and Jonathan Dabney.

She is survived by her son: Jerry (Courtney) Caviness of Alexandria, MO; daughters: Angel Spurgeon of Missouri and Jayne (Rodney) Dabney of Memphis; brother: Sherman Miller of Ottumwa; sister; Wanda Ross of Oskaloosa; 29 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

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  1. aunt Alice u were the best always and forever in my heart

    Comment by Teresa cheek on July 6, 2019 at 12:45 pm
  2. So sorry to hear about Alice passing.
    RIP Alice…

    Comment by Pam Kelley on July 6, 2019 at 7:16 pm
  3. My heart is broken that you are gone..ill miss you and our talks..i love you auntie

    Comment by April moore on July 6, 2019 at 9:56 pm
  4. R.I.P. ALICE you where like a mother to me,you always made me laugh. You will be forever missed BUT Never forgotten ❤ I love you & say hey to my dad *& I love him
    Keep those guys inline up there .
    LOVE. . Tracy…one of your many kids that adopted as 1 our mom

    Comment by Tracy Spurgeon on July 6, 2019 at 10:12 pm

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