The family will receive friends today, Oct. 3, 2013, at 6 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at 1 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel with burial at Edgil Grove Baptist Church. David Miller will officiate.
Alexander was preceded in death by his parents, John and Bertha Alexander; sisters, Olene Gay and Nellie Putman; and brothers, Alton Alexander, Alvin Alexander, Edward Alexander, John Jr. Alexander, R.C. Alexander and Troy Alexander.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Lou Haley Alexander of Carbon Hill; daughters, Tina Lou McGough of Carbon Hill and Melissa Faye Mays of Carbon Hill; son, Phillip Ray Alexander of Nauvoo; brothers, Leon Alexander of Jasper and Herbert Alexander of Jasper; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Trent Alexander, Scott Taylor, Jeffery Mullins, Carl Goforth, Alex Goforth and Brandon Prescott.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper: 205-384-5571