Charles Alexander

Charles "John"

M. Alexander

Fletcher - Charles "John" Marvin Alexander, 51, of Fletcher, died unexpectedly, Friday, November 9, 2012 at his residence.

A native of Madison County, he was a son of the late Charles and Bessie Cody Alexander. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Alexander.

He is survived by his girlfriend, Joy Clay of Asheville; one daughter, Beth McMenomy and her husband, Joseph, of Alexander; one step-daughter, Heather Bristol of Asheville; one son, Jonathan Alexander and his girlfriend, Lael Martin of Wilmington, NC; one step-son, John Clay of Asheville; five sisters, Jean Sharpe of Arden, Ruby Austin of Asheville, Cindy Gillespie of Morganton, Sandra Bryson of Morganton and Donna Stanley-Carpenter of Leicester; two brothers, George Alexander of Tampa, FL and Vernon Alexander of Asheville; five grandchildren, Zachary, Caleigh, Jessica, Davion and Chloe as well as several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Sunrise Baptist Church. The family will also gather at Lake Julian Park at 3:00 PM later that day.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider making a contribution to Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian to help with funeral expenses.

An online memorial register is available at


Funeral Home

Groce Funeral Home
1401 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 252-3535

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Nov. 15, 2012