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Alice Jean Isaacs Lane
 

Memorial for Alice Jean Isaacs Lane

Born in Austin, Texas on Jun. 3, 1932
Departed on Oct. 17, 2011 and resided in Austin, TX.
Visitation: Friday, Oct. 28, 2011
09:00 am
Service: Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011
12 pm
Cemetery: Assumption Cemetery
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Alice was the only child of the late Charles G. Meroney, Lura Collins Isaacs and William J. Isaacs. She grew up in the east side neighborhoods of Austin, Texas and attended her public schools. She received a Bachelors of Science-Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude, Samuel Huston College, Austin, Texas; and a Masters of Science-Chemistry, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas; and many other In-Service courses throughout her career.

Alice and Robert R. Alexander were married and are the proud parents of Cynthia L. Alexander, deceased; Karen N. Orange of Los Angeles, California; and Robert Neil Alexander of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

To her credit are many years of professional service and experience which included being a member of the Technical Staff-University of Texas, Galveston, Texas; Clinical Medical Technologist-Chemist, Holy Cross Hospital, Austin, Texas; Ninth Grade Science Teacher, Kealing Jr. High, Austin Texas; Clinical Chemist, Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital, Los Angeles, California; Microbiologist and member of Technical Staff, Research and Development, Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California; Clinical Chemist, Medical Technologist, Audiologist, Los Angeles Unified Schools, the position from which she retired with eighteen years of service.

Alice returned to Austin in 1982, spending many of her retirement years involved in civic and social activities. Much of her time was given to assisting individuals and various community groups. Alice is highly respected and loved by those whose lives she has touched.

She was a life-long member of Wesley United Methodist Church and Wesley United Methodist Women. Alice was a member of the Blackland Neighborhood Association; George Washington Carver Museum Friends; Austin State Hospital Advisory Board; Travis County Grand Jury Association; a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA); supported the Travis and Williamson County Rape Crisis Center. For years she enjoyed her volunteering as a Docent at the LBJ Presidential Library. And through the many years Alice has always cherished her Sisters and her experience and participation with her beloved Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and more recently with the Links, Incorporated.

She is remembered and embraced with affection and love by her daughter, Karen N. Orange and son, Robert N. Alexander, and her grandchildren, Terra Luna, Coleman, Danielle and Alea.

A loving and devoted friend who enjoyed life to its fullest, Alice will long be remembered by all who knew her as a unique, free spirit. She was gracious, kindly and understanding always combining nobility and humility. The model of respectability, cordiality, helpfulness and friendliness to each and every soul she encountered, Alice, our friend, was a cherished gift we all appreciated and will miss.
  

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