JoAnna McAlister Dye

Published 5:30 pm Friday, January 25, 2019

JoAnna McAlister Dye


JoAnna McAlister Dye, 81, of McKinney, passed away Friday, January 25 at home. She was born in Indiana on May 6, 1937, to the late Joseph Henry McAlister and Anna Mae Mackey McAlister. She was a farmer’s wife, a seamstress who worked for Bob Noe’s Men Store, Singer, and Rainbow Cleaners. She was a member of Stanford Christian Church.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, William Adams Dye.

She is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth Ann (Charley) Wood of McKinney, Jane (Garlan) Vanhook of Stanford, and Mary Catherine “Kay” (Mike) Estes of Stanford; a sister, Catherine Candler of Moreland; a brother, Jotey (Earlene) McAlister of Stanford; five grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Clayton (Corky) Klingenfus.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Lincoln County Historical Society and Friends of Logan’s Fort. Guestbook is available at