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Alma Calico

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Funeral services for Alma Calico, 76, of Kilgore, will be held 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Post Oak Baptist Church with Pastor Larry Washington serving as eulogist. Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Cunningham Funeral Home.

Alma Delois Steed Calico was born May 13, 1942 to the parents of Melton Steed and Gwendolyn Johnson Steed in Gilmer. She died on June 6, 2018.

Alma graduated from Bruce ISD in 1960. On May 25, 1969, she married William Earl Calico, and to this union three children were born.

Alma was employed as a CNA for many years at Lynn Lodge in Longview. She was a member of Post Oak Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by: her parents Melton and Gwendolyn Steed, Her in-law’s A.W. & Armie Calico, three sisters: Cora Lee Johnson, Ardela Tennison, and Artie Tennison, two brother’s: Roger Lee Steed and Lloyd Jean Steed.

Alma leaves to cherish her memories a loving husband of 49 years, Willian Earl Calico Sr.; three children, William Calico Jr. of Kilgore, Sandra Calico of Kansas, and Steven Calico (Liliva) of Kilgore; two grandchildren; one sister, Betty Starr of Longview; one brother, Tommiee Steed (Patty) of Houston; two brothers-in-law, eight sisters-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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