Rita Joyce Alewine age 58 died Saturday February 22, 2014. A native of Clarke Co. Mrs. Alewine was the daughter of the late Charlie Burkhalter. Mrs. Alewine was owner and operator of Buck Alewines Towing and Pit Stop Gas. Mrs. Alewine was a beloved Wife, Mama, and Nona to her five precious angel babies that she adored. Mrs. Alewine was a precious Daughter, Sister, and Friend to many.
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Graveside services will be held Monday February 24, 2014 at 2:00pm at Evergreen Memorial Park. Rev. Larry Dyer will officiate.
Survivors include her husband of 40 years Buck Alewine; children; Missy (Andy) Collier and Mitch (Christy) Alewine; mother; Shirley Brown Burkhalter; sisters; Becky (Randy) Jones and Carol Lyle; brothers; Charles (Dixie) Burkhalter, George (Vickie) Burkhalter, Jeff (Donna) Burkhalter, and Rex (Stacey) Burkhalter; grandchildren; Colby and Brady Joe Collier, Ainsley, Alston, and Ava Grace Alewine.
Pallbearers will be Blake Jones, Ross, Josh, Brent, Ethan, Nick, and Douglas Burkhalter.
Memorials may be made to the Andy Collier Benefit Fund at the First Madison Bank and Trust.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, has charge of arrangements.
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Feb. 23, 2014