CORINNA – Alice Garnett Willey, 88, passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, surrounded by her family at a Bangor hospital after a brief illness. She was born July 13, 1918, in Corinna, a daughter of Carl and Grace (Miller) Garnett. Alice was a longtime resident of Sunshine Village, Corinna. She attended Newport schools and worked at Moosehead Mill and later at Eastland Woolen Mill, until her retirement. She was a former member of the Corinna American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed fishing and outdoor activities in her early years. In retirement, she enjoyed traveling with her sister, reading, crossword puzzles, and watching basketball. Alice was “Gram” to everyone who knew her. Gram’s family was her top priority. She was involved in all the activities of the grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth “Betty” Gudroe and husband, Robert, of Corinna; one brother, Harold Garnett and wife, Charlene, of Mount Vernon; three grandchildren, Wanda Butler and husband, Chip, Diana McNaughton and husband, Ralph, all of Newport, and Alan Gudroe and wife, Dee, of Lakeland, Fla.; six great-grandchildren, Jarrett Butler and wife, Nikki, Nicholas Butler, Adam McNaughton and wife, Lindsay, Brandon McNaughton, Rachel Jeffs and husband, Bob, and Marcy Gudroe; seven great-great-grand-children, Morgan, Ethyn, Lexi, Samantha, Alana, Blake, and Mariah; several nieces and nephews. Alice was predeceased by a brother, Norman Garnett; a sister, Ruth Rideout; and a great-grandson, Ryan Butler. Friends may call 2-3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at the Crosby & Neal Chapel, 68 Exeter Road, Corinna, where funeral services will be held 3 p.m. with the Rev. Sharon Lovejoy officiating. Donations in her memory may be made to the Stewart Free Library or Corinna Fire Department, 8 Levi Stewart Drive, Corinna, ME 04928. Spring burial will be at Corinna Village Cemetery. To sign an online guest book, please go to