Alice Lewis Willingham

Alice Lewis Willingham passed away peacefully on Mother’s Day, May 12th, 2024 at her home in League City, Texas, following a brief illness.

Alice was born on October 19th, 1923 in Lafayette, Louisiana to Mary and Joseph Lewis. She was the third of six children. Alice graduated from St. John’s Catholic School in Lafayette. After the family relocated to Port Arthur, Texas, she graduated from Port Arthur College, which recommended her to Gulf Oil Company for employment, by which she was hired and remained until her retirement in 1982.

Alice was married to Delmer Ray Willingham and they had one daughter with whom, together with her son-in-law, she spent the last seven years of her life.

During her lifetime Alice enjoyed the camaraderie of her large family with frequent family gatherings. She travelled extensively both in the United States and abroad, including many European countries, Mexico, Canada, the Middle East, as well as many cruises throughout the Caribbean.

Alice is preceded in death by her parents, and siblings Helen Roche, Antoine Lewis, Virginia Lewis, Beatrice Sassine, Donald Lewis, and niece Kim Lewis. She is survived by daughter Elizabeth Primeaux (John Hartley), granddaughter Lorrie Primeaux, great-granddaughter Lily Sandwick, and great-grandson Zacharty Sandwick, one niece, eight nephews, their spouses, and families.

Alice’s positive outlook, love of life, God, family, and country will be forever remembered.

A Rosary and funeral Mass will be held on May 29th, 2024 beginning at 10:30am at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Houston (Nassau Bay) Texas, with interment at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Crowder Funeral Home in League City, Texas.

If you wish, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, your local food bank, or a charity of your choice.

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