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FITE, Alyce J. (Burcham)

Sunday, June 13, 2004

Alyce Joyce Fite, 74, of Duncan died Sunday, June 13, 2004, in Duncan. Funeral was to be 10:30 a.m. today in Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jody Hilliard officiating.

Burial was to be in Duncan City Cemetery. Alyce was born Aug. 10, 1929, in Yale to Davis and Thressa Collins Burcham.

She graduated from Mangum High School in 1946 and attended Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha.

She married Wayne Allan Fite on Aug. 14, 1948, in Mangum.

They lived in Altus, Mangum, Hobart, Dallas, Texas, Clinton, Amarillo, Texas, Enid and Duncan, working with AIG Insurance for 41 years.

Alyce was an avid reader and she loved the library. She also enjoyed her time as a hospital volunteer and was a member of First Baptist Church. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her husband, Wayne, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law: Mike and Gaye Fite of San Angelo, Texas, and Patton and Vicki Fite of Coppell, Texas; a daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Dick Headrick of Duncan; and six grandchildren: Rhonda Carlton of Keller, Texas, Randy Fite of Dallas, Hunter and Tyler Fite of Coppell and Chris and Alison Headrick of Duncan.

She was preceded in death by her parents. Bearers were to be her sons and grandsons. Honorary bearers are members of her Sunday School Class.