Alice Greig Balot

Published 3:19 pm Friday, October 8, 2010

Ms. Balot, 74, of Charlotte, formerly of Tryon, died peacefully on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010 at Emeritus Assisted Living Facility.

She was born June 4, 1936, in Chimney Rock, N.C., to the late Norman and Elisabeth Greig. Alice earned a masters degree in education from the University of Delaware and a masters degree in librarianship from the University of South Carolina. She was a teacher most of her career and retired as a prison librarian from the State of South Carolina.

Alice loved gardening, traveling to Hawaii and England, horseback riding and attending Broadway shows, but her first love was reading.

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She is survived by her sons, Greg and wife, Kris of Gastonia, N.C.; Randy and wife, Wendy, of Huntersville, N.C., brother, Norman Greig; sister, Margot Greig and four grandchildren, Chris, Megan, Andrew and Michael.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your local Hospice, Alzheimers Association or the charity of your choice.

J.B. Tallent Funeral Service is assisting the family.