Alice McNabb Pressley, age 72, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2010 at the Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington. She was born on September 20, 1937 in Waynesville, North Carolina the daughter of Sam and Gladys (Mitchell) McNabb.
Alice grew up in North Carolina and at age 11 she and her family moved to Hamilton and she has resided in the Hamilton-Birdsview area since. Alice was married to Jack Pressley in March of 1956 in Hamilton and they celebrated almost 50 years together until his passing in June of 2005. Alice loved to cook and at one time she owned and operated the Lyman Restaurant, she later worked as the Sedro-Woolley Bakery and she retired as a cook for the Sedro-Woolley School District at the High School.
She enjoyed quilting, attending activities at the Senior Center, but most of all her family was the center of her life which included her son Larry, her sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Alice is survived by her son, Larry Pressley of Mount Vernon. Her companion, Charles Pressley of Birdsview. 4 sisters, Margaret Ammons of Punkin Center, Barbara Dills and her husband Gordon Jr. of Hamilton, Ima Smith and her husband Larry of Soap Lake, WA and Polly Buchanan and her husband Ben of Rockport, TX. Also numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Jack; a brother-in-law, Dennis Ammons, and a nephew, Matthew Ammons.
At Alice’s request, there are to be no services.