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Alice Gordon

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Alice R. Gordon

HEBRON: A funeral service celebrating the life of Alice R. (Burton) Gordon, age 87, of Hebron, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 10, at God's Acres Church of God with Brother Roger L. Decker officiating. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery.

Alice passed away on January 5, 2017 at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark, Ohio. She was born July 28, 1929 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Joseph William and Ruth (Thompson) Burton.

Alice attended Hebron High School and graduated from Newark High School. She worked at the YWCA in the Senior Services Program where she was passionate about helping others understand the laws of Medicare and Medicaid. She also worked with the Licking County Aging Program at Zerger Hall. Alice was a sixty-year member of God's Acres Church of God.

She is survived by her high school sweetheart, husband of seventy years, George Henry Gordon, Sr.; three sons, Gary (Maggie) Gordon, Sr., of Mount Perry, Joel (Kim) Gordon of Somerset and Daniel (Ginger) Gordon of Glenford; a daughter, Mary Lou (Gary) Gant of Hebron; there are seventy grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, George Gordon, Jr. and Timothy Gordon; and a brother, Joseph Burton.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, January 9, at God's Acres Church of God, 725 North Cedar Street, Newark.

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Published in the Advocate on Jan. 8, 2017
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