|Birth: ||Sep. 30, 1919|
|Death: ||Dec. 20, 2007|
ALEXANDER, Mrs. Helena - Age 88, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2007 at McLaren Regional Medical Center. Family hour 10AM Thursday, December 27, 2007 at Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church, 3502 Lapeer Rd., with funeral service commencing at 11AM. Pastor Marvin A. Jennings, Sr. officiating. Interment Lovedale Memorial Cemetery, G-5175 E. Bristol Rd. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the church 10AM Thursday. Mrs. Alexander will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., and may be viewed from 2PM-8PM Wednesday.
Mrs. Helena Alexander was born September 30, 1919 in Texarkana, TX to Matthew and Iva Dell Calloway. Mrs. Alexander was a former member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church and united with Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church in 1968. Helena worked at Hurley Medical Center as a Senior Nursing Assistant for 26 years and retired in 1981.
She leaves to cherish her memory: 2 daughters, Cynthia and Iva Alexander of Washington, DC; sister, Katie E. Guy Young of Flint; 2 brothers, Floyd (Bobby) Calloway, and Maurice (Molly) Calloway of Chicago, Il; cousins, Cloteal Coney, Sylvester (Ernastine) Moore, and William (Jean) Gay, all of Flint; 2 sisters-in-law, Dorothy Hubbard of Flint and Rhobelia Williams of Atlanta, GA; brother-in-law, Vernon (Ann) Alexander of Detroit, MI; a host of nieces, nephews; many great-great nieces and nephews other relatives and friends.
Mrs. Alexander was preceded in death by her father, Matthew; Mother, Iva Dell; husband, Maurice P. Alexander; 3 brothers, Raymond, Reuben, Henry Thomas Calloway; sister, Ida Mae Wallace.
The family would like to express special thanks to Fostrian Healthcare Staff, Hurley Medical Center, McLaren Regional Medical Center 9th floor, extra special thanks to her caretaker (sister), Katie Guy Young and special thanks to Irene Curb, Margaret Draine, Pastor Marvin A. Jennings, Sr. and the Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church Family, Pastor Charles Osborne and the Fairhaven Seventh Day Adventist Church family.
Lovedale Memorial Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 31, 2007
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Added: Dec. 31, 2007