WOODSY ALEXANDER PERTEETE, 103 ROCKFORD - Woodsy Alexander Perteete, 103, was born November 2, 1910, in Vaiden, MS. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Henrietta Dotson-Williams Michael Williams ; James Perteete Ann , Rockford, IL; Fred Perteete, Jr., Rockford, IL; Jimmie Perteete Millie South Holland, IL; Clifford Perteete Clara Murrysville, PA; Barbara Johnson James Rockford, IL; Thomas Perteete De of Hanover Park, IL; stepson, whom she raised, Charles Perteete Ruth Rockford, IL; 21 grandchildren; 30 great- grandchildren; sister, Laura Matthews, Grenada, MS; sister-in-law, Rhea Alexander, Vaiden, MS; stepdaughter, Mattie Perteete; longtime friend, Verna McGlone. Predeceased by her husband, Fred Perteete Sr.; daughter, Jennie Prince; nine brothers; three sisters; and two stepchildren. Services at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Allen Chapel AME Church, 3000 Rural St., with visitation from 9 a.m. until service time. Burial in Sunset Me-morial Gardens. Pastor Charlene B. Mills will deliver the eulogy. Arrangements completed by Collins & Stone Funeral Home, 128 S. Fifth St.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Feb. 4 to Feb. 6, 2014