Francis Alex

Francis Alex

LAFAYETTE - Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. James Baptist Church for Francis Alex, 87, who departed this life on February 17, 2014 at his son's residence.

Interment will be in St. James Cemetery.

Francis Alex was born April 28, 1926 to the late Eli Alex and the late Orelia Harris Alex. He was employed at Delta Furniture in Lafayette for over 20 years.

Francis is survived by one daughter, Velma Alex St. Julien; two sons, Alton and Larry Alex; ten grandchildren; great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Francis was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Richard Alex; one son, Richard Alex; two daughters, Dorita Alex and JoAnna Alex Allen; brothers, Lyne Alex, Percy Alex, Curtis Alex; sisters, Rita Alex Henry, Rose Alex Clay, Alma Smith and Agnes Alex.

Visitation will be held Saturday, March 1, 2014 at St. James Baptist Church from 7 a.m. until time of service.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Syrie Funeral Home, Inc. of Lafayette, LA.

Funeral Home

Syrie Funeral Home - Lafayette
1417 E. Simcoe St. Lafayette, LA 70501

Published in the The Advertiser on Feb. 28, 2014