Alyce Rae Schartz passed away on March 13, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
She was born in Parsons, Kansas on February 14, 1943 to Raymond and Hazel McCoy.
She was united in marriage on September 1, 1962 in Great Bend, Kansas to Larry Gene Schartz, who preceded her in death.
She graduated from cosmetology school in 1962. She owned and operated several successful beauty shops in Kansas and finished her career at Brooke Haven Healthcare in West Plains, Missouri.
She was an active leader in “A Sporting Chance” for over twenty five years and dedicated her life to helping those with disabilities. She enjoyed gardening and going to Grizzly basketball and volleyball games. She was a Christian and a person of faith. Her greatest love was her family.
She is survived by one brother, Grant McCoy and wife Donna of Edmond, Oklahoma; her son, Stacey Schartz and wife Linda of West Plains; her daughter, Michelle Schartz of West Plains; three grandchildren, Andrea Schartz, Samantha Fox and husband Zach, and Joseph Schartz, all of West Plains; three great grandchildren, Emmett Fox, Cash Fox, and Henry Schartz, all of West Plains.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond McCoy and Hazel Engleman McCoy; her husband, Larry Schartz; one sister, Rita Dannebohm, and one brother, Mark McCoy.
“I have lived the most wonderful life, but when the times comes, done is done.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Union Grove Cemetery, Howell County, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.