- From: West Columbia, South Carolina
- Born: January 16, 1927
- Native of: Hilda, South Carolina
- Unit: U.S. Navy, Welder - Charleston Navy Yard
Alice is originally from the Orangeburg area. Her father was killed in a tragic car accident when she was very young. This left her mother to care for four children. As soon as the the Charleston Navy Yard began recruiting women, Alice and her sister Julia signed up and worked as welders through the end of World War II.