Meridian Star

Obituaries

December 4, 2013

Elsie Alexander

MERIDIAN —  

    Services for Elsie J. Alexander will be held Thursday at Providence Baptist Church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Rev. Jackie Strebeck will be officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

    Mrs. Alexander, 86, of Chunky, passed away at her residence. She was a homemaker, who made everyone feel welcome. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother.

    She is survived by her sons, Danny Alexander and wife Amanda, David Alexander and wife Dotsie and daughter, Cathy Mitchell. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Tracy and Randy Griffin, Michelle and Justin Shadow, Chris and Lindsey Alexander, Misty and Larry May, Kelly and Brandon Alford, Ben and Whitney Alexander, Josh and Tina Sanders, Jessi Sanders, 15 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; sister, Emma Jean Pinson and numerous nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mandy Newby; husband, Edward O'Neil Alexander; two brothers and one sister.

    Pallbearers will be Chris Alexander, Larry May, Randy Griffin, Josh Sanders, Ben Alexander and Brandon Alford.

    Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home in Meridian and 30 minutes prior to the service on Thursday at the church.

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to BEAMS Bibles, 15444 Duckworth Road, Gulfport, MS 39505, tel: 228-832-1096.

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