Umbel, Alice Keith Alice Keith Thornton Umbel died on July 25, 2014 after a long illness. She was born December 19, 1919 in Cowan, TN to Thomas Thurston and Harriet Keith. She graduated in 1936 from Sunset High School in Dallas. On May 16, 1942, she married Dr. Ralph J. Thornton. She raised four children, and was active in the Presbyterian Church her entire life. After the death of Dr. Thornton, she married Dick H. Umbel, who predeceased her. She is survived by Ralph and Judith Thornton, Keith and Peggy Thornton, Susan Thornton and Paula Childers, Peter Thornton, Beverly and Kelvin Ham, Rick and Tina Umbel; grandchildren, Emily and Michael Campbell, Will and Tami Thornton, Annelise and Rolf Maijer, Lauralee and Robert Gunby, Jake Ham, Ben Ham, Jessica Umbel, Travis Umbel and seven great-granchildren. The family would like to thank the staff and residents of Grace Presbyterian Village, the staff of June Weismer Care Home, Carol Kostular and the staff of Hospice Plus for the love and care they gave to Alice. Visitation will be held Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 4:00-6:00 PM at Restland Funeral Home. Memorial services. Memorial services will be held Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 1:30 PM in the Sudie George Chapel at First Presbyterian Church 1835 Young St. Dallas, TX.
Restland Funeral Home
13005 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75243
Published in Dallas Morning News on July 26, 2014