Alice Davey Calhoun Lamb
May 26, 1925 ~ June 1, 2000*

Written by Jennie L. Lamb, June 1, 2000.

Alice Davey Calhoun Lamb died on June 1, 2000, in College Station, Texas, at the age of 75 years old.

Alice was born on May 26, 1925, to Oscar Curtis and Jennie Arcadie Holmes Calhoun, in Dothan, Alabama. She graduated salutatorian of her high school class in 1943, having reached the distinction of attending all of her public school classes without one absence. She later married James Edward Lamb, of Marianna, Florida, and in March of 1947, she gave birth to their only child, a son, Charles Edward.

Alice held many jobs during her career, mostly for the federal government. She retired in 1987 from the Internal Revenue Service Center in Austin, Texas. Following her retirement from the IRS, she worked with the infants at Bright Start Learning Center in Austin, Texas, and enjoyed happy times with many caring friends, especially those in the "Ladies Aid Society," and a large extended family. She also spent time with her brother and sister in her hometown of Dothan, Alabama, and took two trips to Europe with her son and granddaughter in 1984 and 1986.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her brother-in-law, Pete Stephens, her brother, James Howard Calhoun, and her sister, Lonnie Belle Stephens.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Charles Edward and Fran Lamb of College Station, Texas, her granddaughters, Jennie Lynne Lamb, of College Station, Texas, and Chanel DeAnn Cobb of Austin, Texas, and her niece, Sandra Peters of Midland City, Alabama, and her husband Charles, as well as a large extended family and many friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Scholarship Fund, College of Education, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843.

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