IRVINGTON - Alexander, Sarah Monarch "Sallie," a native of Hardinsburg, KY, died Saturday February 19, 2011 in Somerset, KY.
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She was born August 16, 1924 to Samuel Huston Monarch and Sarah Dean Moorman Monarch. She and her late husband J. L. built and founded Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington in 1951 and operated it until his death.
Sallie is survived by two daughters, Sherry Brown (Don), of Somerset and Jane Gardner of Lexington, KY ; one son, Lee Alexander, of Louisville; seven grandchildren, Alex Brown, of Louisville and Sarah Brown, of Danville, KY, Jay and Ben Alexander, of Louisville, Alex Gardner, of Claremont CA and Hayes and Claire Gardner, of Lexington; and three half brothers, Sam, Charles and Miller Monarch, of Hardinsburg. Visitation will begin Tuesday at 11 a.m. EST at Alexander Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at 3 p.m. at Irvington United Methodist Church. Donations in her memory may be made to Irvington United Methodist Church or Christ United Methodist Church in Lexington.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Feb. 21, 2011