|Birth: ||Jan. 16, 1888|
|Death: ||Apr. 17, 1970|
Mrs. Alexander Succumbs At 82
Mrs. Abbie Posey Alexander, 82, a guest at the Maple Farm Nursing Home, Akron, for six years, died Friday at 2 a.m. at the home.
Widow of William E. Alexander Sr., president of the Lancaster County National Bank, who died in March, 1965.
Born in Steelton, a daughter of the late Henry G. and Annie Gerhart Posey.
Attended the New England Conservatory of Music.
Taught music in Beaver and Midland, Pa.
An accomplished contralto soloist, she sang with many church choirs and choral groups.
Active in local community affairs, and a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ; the Iris Club; and the WCTU.
Surviving are two children, Grace, wife of Robert Drummond, Fort Wayne, Ind.; and William E. Alexander Jr., Lancaster; five grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Grace Hoffsommer, New York City; a brother, Henry G. Posey, Auburn, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews.
(the preceding is extracted from an obituary at the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, unknown newspaper.)
Henry Gross Posey (1857 - 1920)
Annie E Posey (1864 - 1950)
William Earl Alexander (1896 - 1965)
Grace Martha Alexander Drummond (1923 - 2007)*
William Earl Alexander (1925 - ____)*
Abbie Gerhart Posey Alexander (1888 - 1970)
Charlie Gerhart Posey (1889 - 1891)*
Note: Cemetery staff tells me there is a tomstone for William and Abbie.
Conestoga Memorial Park
Plot: Garden of Four Gospels, Lot 265D
Created by: Kay Arnold
Record added: Jun 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92773842