|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1918|
|Death: ||Oct. 4, 2007|
Parents: Cortus Rastus and Bertha (McAnnally) Weems.
Deda was united in marriage to Richard Clayton Alexander on October 16, 1937 in Lockesburg, Arkansas. They moved to the Winston area in 1952, which has been home since.
Deda was a homemaker and her life revolved around her family. She enjoyed nothing more than to have family and friends over to visit. She enjoyed sports and was a Douglas High School Booster for many years, even after all her family had graduated. Deda was also a Proud ‘Beaver Believer'.
She is survived by three children, Clayton Alexander and his wife, Dagny; Gail Vang and her husband, Larry, all of Winston; Rusty Alexander and his wife, Kara of Tigard, Oregon; grandchildren, Sherri and her husband, Tim of Roseburg, Oregon; Scott of Portland; Kim and her husband, Robert of Roseburg; Lea of Roseburg; Debbie, of Winston; Amy and her husband, Eric of Winston; Billy and his wife, Kristina of Roseburg; Kyle, Joslin and Andrea, all of Tigard; eight great-grandchildren, Richie and his wife, Laura; Brooke; Sami; Zach; Anna; Alex; Josh and Noah. Deda leaves three sisters, Alice Bishop of Roseburg; Maxine Barnes and Mary Agnes Jones, both of Arkansas; two brothers, James Riley and his wife, Linda; Mitchell Riley and his wife, Cindy of Arkansas; brothers and sisters-in-law, Walter Alexander of Winston; William Alexander and his wife, Yvonne of Salem, Oregon; Clyde Alexander and his wife, Patsy; and Estelle Alexander, all of Arkansas; and many nieces and nephews. Deda's family also considered her caregivers as part of the family, Jerry and Cesar Arboleda; Josie Galimba; Trini Galimba and Donna Nickerson, all of Beaverton, Oregon.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years, Richard Alexander.
(Data from her obit published in the Roseburg, OR "The News-Review" on Oct. 9, 2007.)
Richard Clayton Alexander (1915 - 1991)
Roseburg Memorial Gardens
Created by: J.D. Larimore
Record added: Mar 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66455063
Rest in Peace|
Added: Aug. 10, 2014
Added: Aug. 9, 2014