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Mary Ellen Minnear Alexander
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1924
Jackson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 2011
Putnam County
Tennessee, USA

Mary Ellen Minnear Alexander Luke
COOKEVILLE -- Funeral services for Mary Ellen Minnear Alexander Luke, 87, of Cookeville, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, from the chapel of Dyer Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery.
Family will receive friends from 4-9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the funeral home.
Mrs. Luke passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, peacefully at her home.
She was born March 21, 1924, in Jackson County to the late Thomas Washington and Eliza Ellen Mathis Minnear.
Mrs. Luke was a member of the Eastern Star and Golden Star Wives of America, an organization of military widows/widowers whose spouse died while on active duty or from service connected disabilities. She was a hairdresser and owned a beauty school for several years. Mrs. Luke was a member of the Church of Christ and attended the Samaria Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Luke was preceded in death by two husbands, both of whom served in the military. Paul L. Alexander served in the Navy and Orville Luke retired from the Army. She is also proceeded in death by nine brothers and sisters, Myrtle, Nancy, Sarah, Lee, Amanda, Tom, Red, Frank, Talbert and Joe.
Pallbearers will be Mike Alexander, Tommy Howard, Ken Minnear, James Gentry, Fred Terry Burton and Michael (Bubbah) Alexander.
Bro. Mike Madden will officiate the services.
An online guestbook may be signed at
Family links: 
  Thomas Washington Minnear (1880 - 1969)
  Eliza Ellen Mathis Minnear (1881 - 1931)
  Paul Leamon Alexander (1927 - 1992)
  Orville Odell Luke (1921 - 2002)
  Mandy Ruby Minnear Burton (1909 - 1998)*
  Frank A Minnear (1910 - 1992)*
  Orville D Minnear (1911 - 1979)*
  Loyd Thomas Minnear (1915 - 2000)*
  Joe Patterson Minnear (1917 - 1955)*
  Myrtle Minnear Howard (1919 - 1965)*
  Mary Ellen Minnear Alexander (1924 - 2011)
  James A Minnear (1925 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Putnam County
Tennessee, USA
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Originally Created by: Larry Moore
Record added: Oct 31, 2011
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Mary Ellen <i>Minnear</i> Alexander
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Mary Ellen <i>Minnear</i> Alexander
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