Fort Worth – Funeral services for Obel L. McAlister, 75, of 3613 Overton Park E, a Fort Worth lawyer and former state legislator, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in University Christian Church. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
McAlister died Sunday in Guadalajara, Mexico, while on vacation.
He served in the legislature from 1939 until 1946. After losing a state senate race in 1946,
McAlister frequently returned to Austin as a lobbyist.
Survivors include his wife, Ione McAlister, and five brothers.
Dallas Morning News, 1978-12-28
Ione Buckner McAlister
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