Alyce Mc McMonigle
Alyce Mc McMonigle
  • April 8, 1924 - December 15, 2017
  • Fort Worth, Texas

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Fort Worth, Texas - Alyce Elizabeth McMonigle, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017 at home, in Fort Worth, Texas. She was 93.

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville, Texas with interment to follow at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation is from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 19th, at the funeral home.

Mrs. McMonigle was born April 8, 1924 in Kansas City, Kansas to Henry and Vera Cowan. She spent her youth in Kansas City, Kansas where she took dance from Arthur Murray's sister. She attended Central High School in St. Joseph, Missouri.

On February 16, 1943 she married Dennis Raymond McMonigle of Marland, Oklahoma, and they enjoyed the military life of living around the world with their five children. Some of her favorite memories were made in the Philippine Islands; Biloxi, Mississippi; Morocco, Africa; and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. They retired and made their permanent residence of over 50 years at their beloved home on five acres in Fort Worth, Texas. They were married 62 years.

Alyce was a wonderful mother and homemaker, and also enjoyed working outside the home in real estate and retail. She enjoyed people, and never knew a stranger, striking up conversations everywhere she went. Some of her hobbies were ceramics, golfing, bowling, garage and estate sales, and weekly trips to the dollar store. She had a green thumb and always had beautiful green plants in her home. Throughout her life Alyce enjoyed a variety of animals, such as rabbits, a monkey, parakeets, peacocks, donkeys, horses, pigs, cats, dogs, and many others. Her last dog, B.J., was at her side when she passed away peacefully in her home.

Alyce was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Dennis, her brother, Calvin Cowan, and her sister, Nancy Stilfield.

Mrs. McMonigle is survived by: Daughter, Scarlette Delbridge and Richard Cummings of North Richland Hills, Texas; Daughter, Tracey Matthews and husband David Matthews of Mabank, Texas; Son, Scott McMonigle and wife, Karen McMonigle of Arlington, Texas; Daughter, Shana Taylor and husband Ray Taylor of Southlake, Texas; Son, Dennis E. McMonigle and wife, Connie McMonigle, of Azle, Texas, and the following grandchildren: Gina Brock, Dennis B. McMonigle, Blake McMonigle, Bryan Delbridge, Chad Delbridge, Kyle Matthews, Marissa Eckard, Keely Matthews, Mark McMonigle, spouses of grandchildren, and many great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and grand nephews.

If you wish to send floral condolences in honor of Alyce, you may call Dr. Delphinium Designs and Events, 214-525-1284.