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Obituary: Alice Faye O’Donnell 1935 - 2013

Alice Faye O’Donnell

Alice Faye O’Donnell

Alice Faye O’Donnell, 77 of Cottonwood, passed away on May 12, 2013. She was born on August 6, 1935 in Amarillo, Texas to John W. McKenzie and Rachel Fay Thornton.

Alice worked in insurance claims for 40 years and was an officer for the courts for 5 years as a Private Investigator.

Alice loved the Lord with all her heart. She loved having family get-togethers with all her great-grandkids. We will miss her forever. She lived for those she loved and those she loved will remember forever.

Alice was preceded in death by granddaughter Ashley Williams. She is survived by sons Lance Smith and Eric O’Donnell both of California; daughters Debra Buck and Debra Smith both of Cottonwood; brothers John W. McKenzie and Jimmy McKenzie both of Texas; sister Lynette Portnoy of Texas; 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Private family services will be held.

Donations in Alice’s memory may be made to Debra Buck, 5838 River Run, Cottonwood, AZ 86326.

An online guestbook is available to sign at

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