James Walter Alexander

February 7, 1935 ~ October 8, 2019 (age 84)

James Walter Alexander passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Merit Health River Region Medical Center at the age of 84.

James was born in Vicksburg on February 7, 1935 the son of James P. and Alice Mae Ward Alexander.

He worked as a Supervisor at Cooper Lighting for 44 years. He was an avid hunter and loved to ride his four wheeler. He was a member of Bovina Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Joan Alexander and his sister Gladys Gates.

He is survived by his daughter Anna Gillis (Chris); sons, Mitch Alexander (Barbi) and Mike Alexander (Brandy); grandchildren, Mitchell, Kaitlyn, Becky Jo, Andrew, Rachel, Carly and Matthew; 4 great-grandchildren and sister-in-law, Mary Jane Adams.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Glenwood Funeral Home with Rev. Randy Burns officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be David Wells, Jerry Stuart, Greg Hawkins, Mike Coomes, Sonny Hickman and Lee Bruce.


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