ALEXANDER, James Elwood Sr., 103, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Alice T. Alexander; and son, Shirley L. Alexander. He is survived by his son, James Elwood Alexander Jr. (Martha); granddaughter, Amy Alexander (Wayne); great-grandson, James Alexander Hogge; nieces, Gurleen Ferguson, Margaret Anderson and Martha Ann Nielson. Mr. Alexander was a Charter Member of Glendale Ruritan Club and a lifetime member of Willis United Methodist Church. A visitation will be held Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, Va. 23231, where a funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, May 30, at 2 p.m. in the chapel. Interment will follow in Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Willis United Methodist Church, 8360 Willis Church Rd., Richmond, Va. 23231.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.