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Elmore "Tet" Alexander Obituary

Elmore 'Tet' Alexander


Funeral for Elmore "Tet" Alexander, 86, of Moulton will be Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at noon at Smith Chapel CME Church in Moulton with Jackson Memory Funeral Home directing. Burial will follow in Moulton Memory Gardens. He will be placed in the church one hour prior to the funeral. Public viewing will be today from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Elmore "Tet" Alexander died peacefully on June 27, 2014, in the NHC Healthcare Center in Moulton surrounded by family and friends. He was born March 5, 1928, in Moulton to the late Luther and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Alexander. He was a veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy in Charlestown, R.I. with his twin and nephew. He was employed as a chef and maintenance worker until he was honorably discharged. He joined Smith Chapel CME Church at an early age and was a faithful member until his death. He became the surrogate father to many of his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by six sisters, Mattie Moss, Edeczene Yarbrough, June Arrington, Mafalda Alexander, Sadie Fields and Electa Alexander; six brothers, Simpson, Malcom, Wert, Edsel, Yalander and his twin, Elmer Alexander; and a special nephew, Connis Hubbard.

During his lifetime, Mr. Alexander lived in Rhode Island and several other states including, Dayton, Ohio, before returning home to Moulton in the late 1970's, where his loving nieces, Ava Jackson and Jeanette Kitchen cared for him for the past 20 years.

He leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Sharon E. Alexander and Sherleen A. Rose (Ed), both of Charlestown, R.I., six grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and many great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Minnie Jones of Cleveland, Ohio; three special nieces, Ava Jackson, Jeanette Kitchen and Jacqueline Alexander; one special nephew, Sean Hollie; two special friends, Kellie Sanders and Leroy Sanford; a devoted caregiver, Nathan Taylor and many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

This obituary was originally published in the Decatur Daily.
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Published online on June 30, 2014 courtesy of Decatur Daily.

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