|Birth: ||Feb. 11, 1941|
|Death: ||Oct. 8, 2011|
St. Francis County
Reuben Alexander, Jr. of Marianna passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at age 70.
He was born on February 11, 1941 in Lafayette County, Mississippi to Reuben Alexander, Sr. and Bertha Irby.
He married Terri Trussell on January 10, 1976, and they made their home in Marianna.
Reuben made a living for his family as an Auto Mechanic; and had his own shop for a number of years.
He loved drag racing, building and racing his own cars, and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his wife, Terri of the home in Marianna; sons Gary Don Alexander and wife Cynthia of Marion, AR and Reuben "Trey" Alexander of Marianna; daughters Crystal Atkinson and husband Jeff of West Helena, AR and Mindy Gilchrist and husband Randy of Marianna; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters Shirley Stewart and husband Allen "Buzz" of Illinois and Barbara Burns and husband Jerry of California; brothers Edward Alexander of Hughes, AR and Cleveland Alexander of California; other relatives and friends.
Loved ones preceding Reuben in death were his parents, Reuben, Sr. and Bertha Alexander, one daughter, Cynthia "Cindy" Bailey, and one brother, Pete Alexander.
Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 12, 2011 graveside at Marianna Memorial Park in Marianna with Brother Bobby Watkins officiating.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in Marianna.
Marianna Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Teddy
Record added: Oct 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77871158
Added: Oct. 10, 2011