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Frances Mayes Hicks McAlister
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Obituary for Frances Mayes Hicks McAlister

EFLAND: Frances E. Mayes Hicks McAlister, 96, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Carillon Assisted Living in Durham. She was born in Efland, the daughter of the late James and Florence Slayton Mayes. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her brothers, Otto Mayes, Arlo Mayes, Lindow Mayes, James Mayes and Robert Mayes; and sisters, Gladys Taylor and Victoria Parker.

Ms. McAlister is survived by her daughter, Frances Ann Mace of Mebane; son, Joseph Hicks of Cary; grandchildren, Kim Mace, Kari Lawrence, Robyn Ward, Rebecca Bare, Jeffrey Hicks, Jamie Hicks, Robert Hicks, Jeanna Hicks; and 4 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2pm on Thursday, September 21 at Clements Funeral Home in Durham with Pastor Brian Biggers officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 1:45pm on Thursday prior to the service at the funeral home. Pallbearers will include Robbie Hicks, Bryan Danque, Jamie Hicks, Heath Bare, Ryan Ward and Lamont Parham.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Frances Hicks McAlister Scholarship Fund at any Sun Trust Branch.

Special thanks are given to all the staff of Atria of Southpoint, Carillon Assisted Living in Durham and Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell for going above and beyond in providing a caring, loving environment.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at

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Visitation Prior to the Service




12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Funeral Service Following Visitation




2:00 PM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705


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