On May 1st 1932 Alice Mae Brady, entered the sunrise of her life to parents Mary Elizabeth Davis and Ernall Brady 5 miles South of Stroud, Oklahoma in the rural community of Key West.
She spent her life there before moving to Stroud in 1968.
She remained in Stroud until 2014 when she moved to Oklahoma City Oklahoma to live with her oldest daughter. Alice Mae began her elementary education at Golden Valley Schools, from there she matriculated from Stroud Separate Schools where she completed her elementary and high school education. While attending school Alices’ passions for 4H club, Home Economics and Basketball were 3 of her greatest joys. Her hand made garments were fashioned to perfection and her exquisite cooking skills lasted throughout her lifetime. She would state that she learned a lot in Home Economics, but her greatest cooking skills came from her mother which could never be outdistanced.
Her sweet potato pies, german chocolate cakes, biscuits, steak and gravy, and cornbread are unmatched delicacies that linger fore front in the minds of those who tasted them and anything else that she ever prepared with her magical fingers which were sometimes created on a wood burning stove.
As the leading forward on her basketball team she would say “I was the best” (AND SHE WAS) she would often say “I loved basketball more than eating. “ She created and mastered the overhead sky hook long before Kareem Abdul Jabbar did and those who witnessed her playing the game would still agree till this day. All of her children grandchildren and great grandchildren were sports orientated and excellent in her eyes. She was an avid fan of The Lakers, The Sparks, Pittsburgh Steelers, Golf, and Tennis and she was a die hard fan of Candice Parker, Kobe Bryant, Tiger Woods and Serena and Venice Williams as well as Pete Sampras.
She was employed at Care Manor Nursing Facility in Stroud Oklahoma until her retirement.
Alice was a member of St. Peters Baptist Church until its demise and then she joined fellowship with Jesus First Baptist Church under the Leadership of Reverend Lorenzo C. Jacobs.
Alice departed this life on January 2, 2022, she was proceeded in death by her parents, one daughter Ethola Gaines, one grandson Lendon Parker, two sisters Lucille Green and Odella Canady, four brothers Emanuel, Walter, Caberetta and Cabernella Brady. Also Aunt Lenora Carter and Aunt Willie Mae Todd, Ada Hornbeak; Uncles Thomas, Jack, Lois, Donald, Roy, and Walter Ree Davis.
The family of Alice Mae Brady is most grateful for the many expressions of kindness and sympathy extended to us at our time of bereavement.
May Our Lord and Savior continue to bless each and everyone of you.
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