Surrounded by children and grandchildren, on October 1, 2014, Alice Fay Green departed this life for her heavenly home during her last stay at Valley General Hospital. Alice succumbed after a long and courageous battle with multiple medical issues.
Her most recent residence was Spokane Valley, Wash., where she resided the last few years. Alice was born to Walter and Dorothy Miller on August 23, 1936 in Clarkston, Wash. From childhood, Alice lived a modest and humble life. She graduated from Oroville High School in 1954. In 1967, Alice married Thomas Green, the love of her life; they remained married for 40 years, until his death in 2007. Alice and Tom lived on a rural piece of land in Chewelah, Wash. for approximately 30 years. Most of her life, Alice was a homemaker, although she did occasionally hold an outside job. She lived and breathed for her family. Alice is a member of Opportunity Christian Church in Spokane Valley.
Alice is survived by her children, Lynnette Day (Scott), Deanna Barnes (Bill), Melanie Caldwell (Marc), Wayne Green; her step-daughter, Wanda Littrell; and her brother, Roy Miller. Surviving grandchildren include Derek Lemaster, Christopher Oliver, Brianne Sons (Glen), Christopher Robertson, Tangi Metlow, Willy Metlow, Lauren Green, Aidan Green, David Woods-Green (Rhiana), Levi Caldwell and Landon Caldwell. Alice is survived by 10 great-grandchildren.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Miller and Dorothy Miller, her sons Calvin Steele and Adis Steele and her sister, Doris Campbell.
Alice’s funeral will be held at Bergh Funeral Chapel in Oroville, Wash. on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. Following the service, interment will be at Oroville Riverview Cemetery, with a reception to follow at the Assembly of God Church in Oroville. Officiating will be Pastor Dwayne Turner. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in Spokane at a later date. Memorials should be made to the American Cancer Society and The National Kidney Foundation.
The family wishes to thank the following for their outstanding care of Alice over the last few years: Dr. Danko Martincic of Cancer Care Northwest, Dr. Vijayakumar Reddy of Spokane Nephrology, Dr. Steven Murray of Providence Vascular Institute, and the wonderful care providers at Sunshine Gardens, Davita Spokane Valley Renal Center, Sacred Heart Medical Center and Valley General Hospital, and in-home care providers, Glen and Steve. You all served to make Alice’s last days more enjoyable and comfortable.
Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville is in charge of arrangements