Alice Musgrove - February 14, 2014
Alice Joann Musgrove, 51, of Imperial, Neb., passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.
She was born to Lewis Lee Bliss and Patricia Ann Stewart, June 21, 1962, in Hebron, Neb. Alice graduated from Hebron High School in 1980 and received an Associate’s Degree in Elementary Education from the Southeast Community College of Fairbury Nebraska in 1982. She married Curtis Musgrove on June 19, 1982, in Hebron, Neb., and they have lived in Imperial for the past 17 years.
Alice spent many years in education, teaching in churches and schools alike. She spent 14 years at Chase County Schools as a teacher’s aide and the past eight years at Crossroads Wesleyan Church. Her passion for education and teaching was one of the most important parts of her life. She is survived by not only her family, but in the lessons she imparted to the children she loved so much.
Alice is survived by her husband Curtis Musgrove of Imperial; two children, Matthew Musgrove of Olathe, Kan., and Michael Musgrove of Imperial; mother Patricia Knigge of Alexandria, Neb.; and three siblings and spouses, Edward and Sharon Bliss of Hebron, Neb., James and Lora Bliss of Sutherland, Neb., and Lisa and Allen Meyer of Fairbury, Neb.
She is preceded in death by her father, Lewis Lee Bliss.
Memorial services for Alice were Feb. 11 at Crossroads Wesleyan Church in Imperial with Pastor Todd Burpo and Pastor Phil Harris officiating.
Becki Burpo was soloist, Nick Carleton was vocalist and on guitar, Jeff Gayle on cajón and Rob Browning on piano.
Honorary escorts were Kim Bartholomew, Vikki Robinson, James Marlatt, Norma Dannatt, Dodie Johnson, Diane Bischoff and Sonja Burpo.
A private family inurnment will take place at a later date.
There was no viewing, Alice chose cremation.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences can be left at liewerfuneralhome.com
Liewer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.