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Arlie Marie (Foss) Alcott

January 27, 1924 ~ October 1, 2018 (age 94)

Arlie Foss Alcott, 94, formerly of Columbus, GA, where she lived for over forty years, passed away Monday, October 1, 2018 at her home in Seale, AL.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm EST, on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Vance Brooks Funeral Home, Phenix City, AL with Chaplain Daniel Mitchell officiating. A private interment will follow at Ft. Benning Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Thursday from 3:30 until 4:00 pm, before the service. 

Mrs. Alcott was born January 27, 1924 in Eau Claire, WI, daughter of the late Walter Foss and Ada Ash Foss.  She retired as a Librarian from Kendrick High School with over 20 years of service.  Mrs. Alcott was a member of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) and a former member of First Baptist Church in Columbus, GA.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Roland Alcott and a sister, Ester Deilke.

She is survived by one daughter, Arlie Verville and husband Robert of Seale, AL; two sons, Waldemar J. Alcott and wife Tina of Jacksonville, FL and Paul H. Alcott and wife Katherine of Dadeville, AL; eight grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; several extended family members.

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