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Sara Elizabeth "Libby" Firebaugh Alexander
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Birth: Feb. 10, 1916
Fairfield (Rockbridge County)
Rockbridge County
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 2002
Roanoke
Roanoke City
Virginia, USA

Source: Page 6b of Jean Bernard's Family Records [transferred by NAS]

Roanoke Times:

ALEXANDER, Elizabeth Firebaugh, (Libby), of Fairfield, died Saturday, November 2, 2002. Daughter of the late John Greenlee Firebaugh and Ossie Elizabeth (Dunlap) Firebaugh, she was born February 10, 1916. Graduating from Fairfield High School, she attended Harrisonburg State College (now JMU) and taught school in Rockbridge County. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, John G. Firebaugh, Jr., Robert, James, and Roy, a son, Robert Tate Alexander, Jr. and a grandson, Iain M. Alexander. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Robert Tate Alexander; three sons, Dr. Bruce Alexander and wife Margaret, of Birmingham, Ala., Sam Alexander and wife Kenmar, of Staunton, and John Alexander and wife Susan M., of Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia; daughter-in-law, Mrs. Robert T. Alexander, Jr. (Marty), of Hamstead, N.H.; brother, Richard C. Firebaugh, of Staunton; sister, Jane F. Wade, of Harrisonburg; eleven grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Mrs. James (Gladys) Firebaugh, of Richmond. She was a lifetime member of Fairfield Presbyterian Church at times serving as organist and was active in the Women of the Church. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Extremely interested in flowers, she was a member of the Natural Bridge Garden Club and was quite active as a National Accredited Flower Show Judge, holding several offices in its organization. Her husband, Tate, has been involved in Rotary over 50 years and Libby had much to do with their involvement in many Rotary events. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 5, 2002 in the Fairfield Cemetery with Rev. Jeannette Baggs officiating. The family suggest memorial contributions be made to Fairfield Presbyterian Church Building Fund. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Harrison Funeral Home, Lexington.

Lexington News-Gazette:

Elizabeth "Libby" Firebaugh Alexander died Saturday Nov. 2, 2002. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Fairfield Cemetery by the Rev. Jeannette Baggs. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Harrison Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairfield Presbyterian Church building fund.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Greenlee Firebaugh (1889 - 1954)
  Ossie Elizabeth Dunlap Firebaugh (1890 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Tate Alexander (1918 - 2009)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Tate Alexander (1943 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sara Elizabeth Firebaugh Alexander (1916 - 2002)
  Jane Firebaugh Wade (1919 - 2007)*
  Robert Dunlap Firebaugh (1921 - 1985)*
  James Calvin Firebaugh (1922 - 2000)*
  Roy Letcher Firebaugh (1926 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairfield Cemetery
Fairfield (Rockbridge County)
Rockbridge County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Marcia Virginia (Rice) L...
Record added: Mar 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66843161
Sara Elizabeth Libby <i>Firebaugh</i> Alexander
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Sara Elizabeth Libby <i>Firebaugh</i> Alexander
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