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Alice J. Tompkins – Metz Mortuary

    Alice J. Tompkins
    Alice J. Tompkins, age 83 of York, NE, died Monday, August 4, 2014 at York.  She was born May 23, 1931 to Walter and Mabel (Cogley) Cody in Glenwood, IA.  On September 28, 1952, Alice was united in marriage to Phillip Stanley Tompkins at Shenandoah, IA.

    Alice was a homemaker, devoted wife, and mother of three to Rita, Russell, and Renee. As years went by, she was also a bank teller, worked as a bookkeeper for Tom’s Sporting Goods, and waitressed in the York area.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in York.  She volunteered many of her hours to the church and also to the Red Cross blood drives.  Alice was a huge supporter of the Yorkshire Playhouse and served several terms on the Playhouse Board of Directors.

    Alice is survived by her children: Rita (Don) Ehly of Lincoln, NE, Russ (Connie) Tompkins of Omaha, NE, and Renee (Richard) Rook of Junction City, KS; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brother-in-law Alan (Nancy) Tompkins of Aurora, NE.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two sisters, Irene and Phyllis.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 AM, Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church in York.  Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, York.  Visitation will be from 1-9 pm Thursday and 9 am-9 pm Friday at the mortuary.  The family will be present to greet friends from 6-8 pm Friday evening.  Memorials may be directed to the church.

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