|Birth: ||Sep. 2, 1914|
|Death: ||Apr. 21, 2011|
Beryl Alene Brown Alexander
September 02, 1914 - April 21, 2011
Beryl Alene Alexander, 96, Nevada, MO passed away Thursday, April 21, 2011 at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada, Missouri following a brief illness.
She was born September 2, 1914 in Metz, MO to Frank Everett Brown and Lanora Belle Rider Brown.
She was married February 24, 1934 in Metz, MO to John Carson Alexander and he preceded her in death February 13, 1995.
Mrs. Alexander was born and grew up on a farm in Metz, MO and spent virtually her entire life in Vernon County.
She graduated from Metz High School and played on the basketball team there.
She was very much a part of her husband's successful trucking business and later their cattle raising and farming business.
She worked at the Milo Post Office for a number of years as Assistant Postmaster. She greatly enjoyed the contact she had with her co-workers, friends and neighbors.
Beryl was a member of the El Dorado Springs Methodist Church in El Dorado Springs, MO.
She spent many enjoyable hours making afghans, quilts, and sewing for her daughters and granddaughters.
She was an avid reader and endeared her children to reading by reading to them for countless hours.
Survivors include one son, Darrell Alexander and his wife Rosemary, Prescott, WI; two daughters, Rebecca Gilmore and her husband Delmar, Milo, MO, and Linda Alexander-Garza and her husband Mike, Lone Tree, CO; 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and ten great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, spouse, one grandchild, Kenny Gilmore, one great-grandchild, Michael Gilmore, one great-great-grandchild, Jasper Bennett, and one sister Esther Brown-Snyder.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2011 at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, MO with Patty Smith officiating.
Interment will follow at Fairview-Rider Cemetery, Rich Hill, MO.
Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home, and the family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, April 24, 2011, between 7:00 and 8:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairview-Rider Cemetery in care of Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada, MO 64772. www.ferryfuneralhome.com
Name Birth Death Age Last Address of Record Last Benefit Issued By
ALEXANDER, J C 24 Aug 1911 - 13 Feb 1995 83 64744 (El Dorado Springs, Cedar, MO) (none specified) Missouri
John Carson Alexander (1911 - 1995)*
Created by: Orlena
Record added: Apr 23, 2011
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