Jerry Marie Alexander, 77, of Wichita Falls, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at the Fairway Baptist Church with Pastors Brett Storseth and Roger Deerinwater officiating. Burial will follow at the Restland Cemetery in Olney, Texas, under the direction of Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home.
The family will receive visitors from 7-8 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2013, at the funeral home.
Jerry was born on March 29, 1936, to Travis Lee and Mary Earlene (Whitsett) Young in Olney, Texas. She was a graduate of Olney High School and married Glenn D. Alexander on June 26, 1954. The couple had three children. Jerry was a homemaker who loved to crochet and was also an avid reader. She was very devoted to her family and was especially fond of large family gatherings. Jerry loved spending the holidays with her family. She was a member of Fairway Baptist Church, where she was very active.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn, in 2012; her son, Larry Glenn, in 1960; her brother, Bennie Young, in 1983; and her parents.
She is survived by her two children, Tracie Alexander of Wichita Falls, Texas and Jeff Alexander and wife Laura of Flower Mound, Texas; and one grandchild, Rebekah Alexander. She also leaves behind one brother, Pete Young of Carrollton, Texas.
Memorials honoring Jerry should be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Road, Wichita Falls, Texas 76310; or to the Restland Cemetery Association, 705 W. Howard, Olney, Texas 76374.
Condolences to the family may be made online at www.lunnscolonial.com.