Mrs. Alice (Clapp) Buckley of Mineola went to be with her Lord on Saturday, July 27, 2019 in Willow Park, Texas at the age of 87. Alice was born on October 5, 1931 in Blessing, Texas to the late Harvey Clapp and Josephine (Nadoch) Clapp. After graduating from Louise High School as Salutatorian, she attended nursing school becoming an LVN. Alice married Cassel Buckley on June 4, 1951 and was a proud farmer’s wife for 45 years most of which was spent in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. After retiring from farming, Alice and her husband moved to Mineola where she was an active member of the Harvest Acres Baptist Church, TOPS group and Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). She was preceded in death by her husband, Cassel; brother, Harvey Clapp and two sisters, Lena Dorsey and Edith Linton.
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Alice is survived by her daughter, Marie Bishop and her husband, Charlie, of Arab, Alabama; two sons - Bill Buckley of Victoria and Douglas Buckley and his wife, Ellen, of Weatherford; six grandchildren – Matt Bishop (Michelle), Bryce Buckley (Stephanie), Tessa Klappenbach (Jason), Ben Bishop (Samantha), Austin Buckley and Dylan Buckley; seven great grandchildren – Luke Klappenbach, Evan Bishop, Shelby Klappenbach, Sam Bishop, Castle Buckley, Elijah Bishop and Quinn Buckley.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Beaty Funeral Home 5320 S. State Hwy. Mineola, TX 75773.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Harvest Acres Baptist Church at 10:30 am with Rev. David Burcham presiding. Interment will be at 2:00 pm at Shady Grove Cemetary in Winnsboro, TX. Serving as pallbearers are Bryce Buckley, Ben Bishop, Austin Buckley, Dylan Buckley, Luke Klappenbach and Evan Bishop. Honorary pall bearers are Matt Bishop, Sam Bishop and Jason Klappenbach.
In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions may be made to Harvest Acres Baptist Church, Hospice or the charity of your choosing.
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