Feb. 22, 2010 Baton Rouge East Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana, USA
A resident of Baton Rouge, Sybil Virginia Sumrall Alexander died of Pulmonary Fibrosis Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was 81 and a native of Marion County, Mississippi.
Visiting was at Foster Road Baptist Church, 11333 Foster Road, Baton Rouge, until religious services, conducted by Rev. Huey Moak. Interment to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Baker. Baker Funeral Home, Baker, La is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, W.P. Alexander; two daughters, Charlotte Carr & husband Kenneth of Monticello, MS, and Alesia Cashio of Zachary; three grandchildren, Patrick Carr & wife Nicole, Carla McKey & husband Brad, and Erica Cashio; four great grandchildren, Will, Tucker & Jacob Carr, and Alexa McKey; her mother, Cavie Smith Sumrall; three brothers, Gerald Sumrall & wife Peggy, Doyle Sumrall & wife Rena, and Donnie Sumrall; and numerous extended family members and close friends.
Preceded in death by her father, Seth Sumrall; sister, Linda Mahaffey; and a brother, Hilton Sumrall.
Sybil was a charter member of Foster Road Baptist Church where she faithfully served in many ministries. She was a longtime member & officer of Kleinpeter Terrace Homemakers, and enjoyed volunteering at Mary's House of Bread. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, birdwatching, and lovingly serving others.