Alice Virginia McDowell

March 28, 1920 - February 1, 2016
Alice Virginia McDowell

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Early Monday morning Alice passed peacefully from this world to the one prepared for her by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Born March 28, 1920, she was preceded in death by her parents Olive & Richard E. Brown, eight siblings, and three husbands.

Alice affectionately known to family and friends as “Jake”, was a lifelong member of the First Christian Church of Wellsville, Ohio and most recently resided at the Calcutta Health Care facility.

She leaves behind one brother, William A. Brown of East Liverpool, Ohio; her children and their spouses, a daughter, Linda L. & Richard Bayer of East Liverpool, Ohio; a son, Donald A. & Rhonda Geer of Ashland, Ohio; a son, G. Randy & Susan Mackall of Wellsville, Ohio; five grandchildren, Lyn Prodonovich, Brett Geer, Shane Geer, Chelsey Rawson and Lindsey Mackall and six great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life Service has been scheduled to be held at the Wellsville First Christian Church, Main St. on Saturday February 13, 2016 at 11 AM. A Gathering Celebration will continue at the church hall until 2PM.

The Wellsville Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes has been entrusted with her arrangements. Memorial Contributions may be made in Alice’s name to:  First Christian Church Women’s Fellowship at 831 Main Street, Wellsville, Ohio 43968 and Boys Town at 200 Flanagan Blvd., P.O. Box 6000, Boys Town, NW 68010-9988

Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guestbook or send condolences online at or by visiting the funeral homes Facebook page.


Saturday, February 13, 2016
2:54 PM - 2:54 PM

Wellsville 1st Christian Church - Directions
831 Main St
Wellsville, OH 43968

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  • September 16, 2022
    Jeffery Casar says:
    It’s nearly impossible to find well-informed people in this particular subject, however, you seem like you know what you’re talking about! Thanks

  • February 02, 2016
    Brenda Buchanan says:
    I'm so sorry for your loss, she was a very sweet lady who will be missed by many.

  • February 02, 2016
    James Rex Brown and Catherine Crea Brown says:
    She is now in His house united with loved ones of years gone by. May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace.

  • February 02, 2016
    Shirley J. (Theis) Weldon says:
    I had the pleasure of working with "Jake" many times over the years when we were residents of the area. The entire WELDON and Frontz families go back many years. My condolences go to all the family.

  • February 02, 2016
    Suzann Joy Glover says:
    I have known Jake my entire life. She was a wonderful lady, who I so enjoyed talking with. So very sorry for your loss. May the Lord give you comfort and peace at this difficul time.