Stella Trexler

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Stella A. Trexler

KANNAPOLIS - Stella Alderman Trexler, 89, of Kannapolis, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Bob and Carolyn Tucker Hospice House following a period of declining health.

She was born Oct. 27, 1923, in Wythe County, Va., a daughter of the late Rupert Edward and Ella Kate Semones Alderman.

Mrs. Trexler was also preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Edward Trexler, Jr., who died Oct. 5, 2011; four brothers; and one sister.

She is survived by one daughter, Ruth Ellen Trexler of Kannapolis; five grandchildren; one sister, Nona Flippin of Mt. Airy; and two brothers, Kenneth Alderman of Hillsville, Va., and Neal Alderman of Salisbury.

Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Mrs. Trexler was employed by Cannon Mills Plant 1, Spinning Room 7 for 28 years. In 1973, she was employed with Burlington Sportswear in Mooresville for 13 years, retiring in 1986. She was a member of Jackson Park Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Service: Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 at Jackson Park Pentecostal Holiness Church conducted by Rev. Jimmy Barnhill, pastor, and Revs. David and Edward Richardson, both nephews of Mrs. Trexler. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to final rites. Interment will follow in Carolina Memorial Park.

Visitation: The family will receive friends at the Whitley's Funeral Home Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 6-8 p.m. At other times they will be at Mrs. Trexler's residence.

Memorials: May be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081; or Jackson Park Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1008 Moose Road, Kannapolis, NC 28083.

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Published in Salisbury Post on Dec. 11, 2012