Joan J. McAlister, age 82, of Houston, passed away on Thursday, the 17th of April 2014.
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Joan was born in Houston, Texas on the 12th of March 1932, to Judy Elliot Jackson and Charles H. Jackson.
She attended San Jacinto high school in Houston. She married the love of her life, Larry M. McAlister, on the 11th of December 1948, and they were happily married for 65 years. Joan was an accomplished artist, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Joan's passing was preceded by her children Peggy and Doug and is survived by her husband, Larry; sister, Sandra Jackson; sons, Larry Jr, and Daniel; granddaughters, Heather, Tiffany, Lauren, Stacey and Rachel McAlister; grandsons, Patrick McAlister and Eric James; and great-grandchildren, Keegan, Arianwen, Aiden, Hunter, Brigit and Faith; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from five o'clock in the afternoon until seven o'clock in the evening on Monday, the 21st of April, in the drawing room of Geo. H. Lewis & Sons, 1010 Bering Drive in Houston.
The funeral service is to be conducted at eleven o'clock in the morning on Tuesday, the 19th of April, in the Jasek Chapel of Geo. H. Lewis & Sons.
The interment will follow, via an escorted cortege, at Memorial Oaks Cemetery in Houston.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Apr. 20, 2014