STEPHENVILLE- Graveside service for Marion Jo McAlister, 89, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery with Bill Grisham officiating. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Stephenville Funeral Home.

Jo was born to the late Arthur James Hutchinson and Minta Angelina Mathews in Stephenville. She graduated from Tarleton University and worked at L&L and was a home maker. Jo married J.P. (Johnny) McAlister on Sept. 20, 1944 in Stephenville. He preceded her in death on April 12, 2000. She was a member of Washington Street Baptist Church, a member of the Woodsman of the World and a lifelong resident of Stephenville.

Jo is survived by her son John Paul McAlister III and his wife Martha of Kirkwood, Mo., daughter Marilyn McAlister of Stephenville, three grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren.

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