Alice Treadway (Bates)
Alice Ann Treadway, 86 of Harrison, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 13, 2018 at Stone Lodge Memory Care, Shepherd, Michigan. Alice was born July 8, 1932 at the family farm in Arthur Township, Clare County, Michigan, the daughter of Hon. George A. and Alice M. (Shull) Bates. Alice Ann was a graduate of Harrison High School, class of 1951. On November 27, 1952, Alice Ann was united in marriage to Mr. Samuel Lawrence Treadway in Detroit, MI. After sixty-two years of marriage, Sam preceded Alice Ann in death on December 8, 2014.
For over 20 years, Alice Ann enjoyed working as a medical secretary for a large group of physicians in Lansing. Shortly after she retired, she and Sam moved permanently (1993) into their cottage in Harrison on Budd Lake, while still enjoying their winters in North Port, Florida.
Alice Ann was a faithful and active member of South Biscayne Baptist Church in North Port, FL and United Brethren Church of Harrison, MI. She was devoted to her Lord and was diligent in her ministry, reaching out to home-bound elderly and nursing home residents. Alice Ann was a committed and dedicated friend to many, and was known for her outreach of letters and cards. She loved spending time with her grandchildren more than anything. She also enjoyed shopping, socializing, flower gardening and baking the best homemade pies and desserts.
Surviving Alice Ann Treadway are her three children; Tamyra Callison of Harrison, Tonda Gray and husband Tom of Englewood, Florida and Tim Treadway of DeWitt, Michigan, seven grandchildren; Jason Capalongo, Tommy Gray and fiancée Kaylee, Tessa Rewa and husband Brian, Dr. Cara Callison and fiancé Aaron Cross, Kelsey Wladyka and husband Matthew, Jacob Treadway and wife Katie, and Wyatt Treadway, one great-grandchild, Rosalyn Finn Rewa. Her beloved dog “Tyke” will miss her greatly along with many nieces and nephews. Alice Ann also was preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law, Dr. Patrick Callison and two sisters; LaVerne St. Clair and Mary Helen Cramer.
Funeral services celebrating Mrs. Treadway will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. from United Brethren Church, 250 East Main Street, Harrison, with Pastor George Eagle officiating. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. until time of services. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Harrison. Memorial gifts in memory of Mrs. Treadway may be considered to: United Brethren Church, Harrison or Stone Lodge Memory Care, 415 North Chippewa Street, Shepherd, Michigan 48883. To share an online memory or condolence with Alice’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. A special thank you to all her caregivers at Stone Lodge Memory Care, Shepherd. Each of you will always have a special place in our hearts. Arrangements for Mrs. Treadway are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.