June 30, 1930 - March 3, 2015
Alice Elizabeth Bostwick Malone 1930-2015
Alice Elizabeth Bostwick Malone, also known as Betty B. Malone was 84 at the time of Her Death. She was a resident of Carmel, California and died of Cancer on Tuesday March 3, 2015 at 11:40 PM in the evening at Hospice in McKinney, Texas.
Betty was born at home in Chickasaw, Alabama to her mother Beulah Cooper Bostwick and Lawrence Holmes (L.H.) Bostwick on June 30, 1930 at the start of the great depression. She was the last of four children, all of her other siblings being boys: Lauren H. Bostwick (Oldest Brother), Robert O. Bostwick, and Leonard C. Bostwick. At the time her birth Her Father, Lawrence Holmes (L.H.) Bostwick was employed as a salesman for the Mobile Coffee Company in Mobile, Alabama and Her mother was a housewife.
Betty grew up in Chickasaw, Alabama a once company town outside of Mobile Alabama. She graduated from Murphy High School in the class of 1947. At the time Murphy was the only academic public High School for the County of Mobile, Alabama. Growing up in the Mobile Area Betty studied voice and dance and was active in many local productions.
After High School, Betty first attended Huntington College in Montgomery, Alabama where she majored in Music. Following one year at Huntington Betty transferred to The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Betty received her B.A. in Physical Education in 1952 from the University of Alabama. During College Betty supported herself as the principal singer with the Alabama Cavilers, a professional Big Band made up of University of Alabama students. In addition to playing dates through out Alabama, Georgia and the Florida gulf coast she also recorded with the Cavaliers.
After graduation Betty headed to New York City where she was employed as a stewardess for National Airlines which at the time flew from New York to Florida and then on to Cuba. Betty was part of the official delegation from National Airlines to take delivery of the first Lockheed loadstar, which at the time was the state of the art in air transportation.
In 1957 after a European vacation where Betty met her husband James L. Malone of LaCanada-Flintridge, California she was married at the United Methodist church in Chickasaw, Alabama. Following the wedding she and her husband moved to Palo Alto, California where her Husband was attending Law school at Stanford University. Betty obtained her teaching certificate and began teaching both high school English and Physical Education in Palo Alto area high schools.
In 1959 Betty and her husband left California and moved to Beloit Wisconsin where her Husband took a position at Beloit College. After 2 years she again moved with her family to the Los Angeles California area where her husband was on the facility of UCLA law School.
In 1970 Betty and Her family which now included 2 sons and one daughter moved to the Washington DC area settling in McLean, Virginia near Washington, DC. During this time Betty became a Realtor for Long and Foster Real Estate in McLean, Virginia. Achieving Million Dollar agent status in her first year, Betty’s clients included many promenade residents in the McLean, Virginia and Washington, DC area.
In 1986 Betty moved again, this time to the Monterey, California. Betty was an active member of both the Carmel and Monterey-Salinas Board of Realtors. She was an agent for several promenade Carmel, California Real estate companies including: Fouratt-Simmons Real Estate and Keller-Williams where she had many friends. She was also an active member of the choir at St. John’s Chapel in Monterey, California.
Betty was predeceased by James L. Malone (Husband) who died in 1996. She has three adult children: James K. (Knight) Malone, 55 of Dallas, Adrienne E. Malone of Castroville, California and Frank L. Malone, 48 of Frisco, Texas.
Services for Betty will be held from 2-3 PM on March 28, 2015 at St. John’s Chapel in Monterey, California with a reception from 3-4 PM. Afterwards her ashes will be interned at El Carmelo cemetery, Pacific Grove, California. As per Betty’s wishes any donations in her name are to be made to the Salvation Army.
Thank you to all people who knew and loved Betty she will be missed. For further information please call James (Knight) Malone at 214-321-8935.
Arrangements are under the direction of :
ARIA Cremation Service & Funeral Home
10116 E. Northwest Highway
Dallas, TX 75238
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