|Birth: ||Oct. 23, 1929|
|Death: ||Apr. 27, 2010|
HE WAS THE PASTOR OF TULOCK FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH FOR ABOUT 35 YRS.HE PREACHED FOR AB OBOUT 60 YRS.HE WAS GREAT BROTHER AND AND GOOD PASTOR AND MANY PEOPLE LOVED HIM.HE HAD OVER 400 PEOPLE AT HIS SERVICE IN THE CHURCH.
The family of Doice McAlister announces his peaceful passing on April 27, 2010 in Turlock. He was 80 years old. Born in Asher, OK, the family moved to California in 1946 where Doice graduated high school in Kerman in 1948. Later, he served in the army and was a decorated soldier during the Korean War. Doice returned to Kerman where he met the love of his life, Deanna Reynolds. They were married on July 22, 1954.
Eventually, Doice began his own service station business in the small town of Kerman, but after a few years he announced his calling of full-time ministry. He pastored his first church in Sanger, Ca. Doice continued his 50-year ministry until his retirement in 2005. He had found a home in Turlock and pastored the Free Will Baptist Church for 37 years.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years Deanna, children, Terry McAlister of Merced, Ca., Vicki McWells of Hilmar, Ca., brothers; Lonnie McAlister of Oklahoma City, OK and Jerrel McAlister of Turlock, sister Barbara Dobbert of Stokedale, N.C. He also was proud to have four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation is Monday , May 3, 2010 9:30am - 7:00pm; Services will be held 9:30am Tuesday May 4th at the Turlock Free Will Baptist Church with committal to follow at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.
Obituary courtesy of Allen Mortuary. (bio by: barbara MCALISTER dobbert)
San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery
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