Alice Rasnake Fugate, 87, of Decatur, Arkansas and formerly of Orangeville, Michigan passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021. She was born January 1, 1934 to the late George Washington Rasnake and Nora Hunter Rasnake in Caretta, West Virginia. Alice is survived by her former husband, James Fugate Sr; her best friend and brother, Jessie Rasnake of Martin, Michigan; 2 daughters, Kristy Huddleston (John) and Marlene Fugate (Fred Burris) both of Arkansas; a son, James Fugate Jr (Candy) of Michigan; grandchildren, Jordan McFarlane, Ashley Miller, Stephanie Gibson, Erik Freeman, Jennifer Sibley, Dakota Fugate and Dylan Fugate, ; 10 great-grandchildren, Laney, Taylor, Madelyn, Jack, Lillian, Gavin, Kyle, Stephen, Ethan and Dylan, numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends. Alice was a life-long Christian who loved the fellowship of her church family. Growing up in the hills of West Virginia, she developed many talents and a strong sense of independence. She will be remembered for her bountiful gardens and expert canning. She could identify every bird and tree, loved all things nature and landing a big fish. She was an amazing seamstress, quilter and oil painter who never passed up a good thrift sale. Her biscuits and gravy will be sorely missed. Alice was preceded in death by her loving daughter, Sandra Winn and her beautiful granddaughter, Rachel Freeman; brothers, John, Frank, Alfred, Marvin, Alvin, Corbett, Silas, George and Paul and sisters, Virgie, Mary, Ethel, Mae, Rosie, Margaret, Dellah and Sarah. Visitation will be 10:00 AM. Friday, January 15, 2020 at Orangeville Pentecostal Church of Christ (House of Prayer), followed by her funeral service at 11:00 AM. Burial following at Oak Hill Cemetery in Orangeville Township, MI. Arrangements are being handled by Callison-Lough Funeral home in Bentonville www.CallisonLoughFH.com and Williams-Gores Funeral Home in Delton, Michigan www.GoresFuneralService.com
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