|Birth: ||Jan. 30, 1991|
|Death: ||Jul. 8, 2012, Afghanistan|
Spc. Erica P. Alecksen Bailey, 21, of Eatonton, Ga., died July 8, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit in Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan, with an improvised explosive device. She was assigned to the 978th Military Police Company, 93rd Military Police Battalion, Fort Bliss, Texas.
SPC Alecksen's remains will arrive on Wednesday morning, July 18, 2012 at Greensboro Airport, Greensboro, GA. Her processional will travel Lake Oconee Parkway with an expected arrival into the City of Eatonton of 12:30 P.M. Her remains will be placed in state at The Great Hall of First United Methodist Church, 103 West Magnolia Street, Eatonton.
A Service of Love and Remembrance will be held Wednesday evening at 6:30 P.M., Reverend Dave Hinson, Pastor, officiating. Full military honors will follow the service.
She is is survived by her husband of El Paso, TX; parents, Lars and Doria Alecksen, Eatonton, GA; brother of Eatonton, GA; maternal grandparents of Eatonton, GA; paternal grandparents of Manitowoc, WI; aunts, Eatonton, GA, Oakhurst, CA, Saratoga Springs, NY, LaCrosse, WI; uncles, Eatonton, GA, Tove Alecksen, cousins, Atlanta, GA, Eatonton, GA, Saratoga Springs, NY, Moorpark, CA; mother in law, sister in law, and other relatives and friends.
Bernard's Family Funeral Care, LLC, 103 Willie Bailey Street, Eatonton, GA 31024, (706) 485-4494, www.bernardsfamilyfuneralcare.com.
Information provided by Bernard Funeral Home.
Lars T. Alecksen (1961 - 2012)
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Jul 11, 2012
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