|Death: ||Jan. 11, 2012|
Mrs. Melba Alexander, a long time resident of Galveston passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the home of her son. Mrs. Alexander was a foster parent to many children whom she loved and nurtured dearly. Today, many of them still refers to her as "Mom".
Her exceptional work and care is recognized and honored by numerous organizations. She was active in the Community and also at Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church where she is a charter member and where she served diligently until her illness.
Mrs. Alexander is preceded in death by her husband Burl Alexander who was also a chartered member. She leaves to mourn eight (8) children: Lawrence Arceneaux of Houston, TX, Maurice (Morris) Green of Galveston, TX, Lee A. Robinson of New Jeresey, Linda M. Green of Houston, Godfrey Green, Jr., Clyde Alexander, Gerand and Dewayne Alexander all of Galveston, TX; three (3) sisters: Beatrice Jones of New Jersey, Lydia Oliver and Lena Smith both of California; fourteen (14) grandchildren, twenty-five (25) great grandchildren, seven (7) great great grandchildren and a host of loving relatives and devoted friends.
Visitation will be held from 9:00-10:55 a.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, 2127 37th Street, Galveston, TX.
The Homegoing Celebration Service will immediately follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery, Galveston, TX.
Created by: Anonymous Child
Record added: Jan 15, 2012
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