Alice Bunch

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Alice Bunch, 92, of Liberty died Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Whitewater Commons in Liberty.

Alice was born to Robert and Ester Abner Worster on November 21, 1928 in Kitchel, Indiana. She attended Short High School, graduating with the class of 1946. The following year, Alice married Robert V. Bunch on May 17, 1947 at Grand Avenue Methodist Church in Connersville; they spent 57 years together prior to his death in 2004. Alice was employed with Cigna, formerly North American Insurance, as an accountant. She previously attended Brownsville United Methodist Church. Alice belonged to several organizations including the America Legion Auxiliary, the Eagles, the Moose and Sweet Adeline’s. She was also a proud member of Wayne Works Mud Puddle, of which her husband was a founding father. Alice enjoyed fishing, camping at Doc O’ lakes, crossword puzzles and tending to her Christmas cactus which has been passed down for four generations. Above all, she loved playing the guitar and signing nursery rhymes to her grand, and great-grandchildren.

Alice is survived by her son: Robert M. Bunch and his wife Marie of Brownsville; daughters: Cindy Rathburn and her husband Lowell of Liberty, Rebecca “Becky” Stansberry and her husband Ed of Iva, South Carolina; sister: Wilma Cooper of Liberty; twelve grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, Alice is preceded in death by her son: David Bunch; brothers: Ernie and Glenn Worster; sister: Frances Barnes.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Showalter Blackwell Long, Fosdick Chapel, Liberty with burial to follow at Brownsville United Methodist Cemetery. Friends may visit the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice in Alice’s honor. For more information or to leave condolences for the family please visit www.ShowalterBlackwellLong.com

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