|Birth: ||Mar. 1, 1889|
|Death: ||Mar. 11, 1949|
The Valley Tribune
Date: Thursday, March 16, 1949
Last Rites Held
For Mr. Alexander
Last rites were held Sunday, March 13, at the Shawmut Baptist church for James O., Alexander, 60, who died Friday at the Valley hospital.
Servicees were conduted by Rev. Maurice Hodgens assisted by Rev. Otis Williams. Burial was in the Shawmut cemetery with Johnson and Company in charge.
A native of Heard county, Georgia, he was a veteran of World War I and an employee of the Shawmut Mill. He was a man who loved his family, his church, and the large host of friends he had in the Valley. His passing came as a shock to the community.
Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, James of Peoria, Illinis; four daughters, Mrs. Orene Bledsoe, Langdale, Mrs. Margaret Bledsoe, Langdale, Mrs. Lucy Morrow, Tokoy, Japan, and Linda, of Shawmut.
He leaves seven grandchildren; one brother, George of Salvia, N. C., and two sisters, Mrs. Martha Potts, Franklin, Ga., and Mrs. Ola Costley of LaGrange, Ga.
Contributed by Bennie Gross in behalf of the late Mr. L. F. Simpkins.
Gena Costley Alexander (1900 - 1937)
Plot: Old Sec Lot 32
Created by: Bennie Gross
Record added: Aug 11, 2010
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