|Birth: ||Jan. 16, 1947|
|Death: ||Nov. 9, 2009|
A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Sophie A. August, the former Sophie Alexander 62 on Friday, November 13, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Jeanerette, LA with Rev. Arthur Lee Jones officiating.
She will await the resurrection at St. Peter United Methodist Cemetery, Jeanerette, LA
A gathering of family and friends will be at the Funeral Home on Thursday 2 – 5 p.m. and on Friday, at the church 8 a.m. until time of service.
A native and resident of Jeanerette, LA, Mrs. August passed on Monday, November 9, 2009 at Iberia Medical Center. She was a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church where she served as one of the Church Secretaries; she was a member of the Senior Choir, Daughters of Calvary, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority; Louisiana Association of Educators, National Educators Association, Louisiana Principal Association and Louisiana Federation of Teachers.. She was a 1965 Graduate of Francis Boley High School where she was valedictorian or her class. She attended Grambling State University and the University of Louisiana and she acquired a Masters +30 degree. She taught at Franklin Senior High School in Home Economics for many years then moved to administration. After retirement she worked at B. E. Boudreaux/ West St. Mary High School. She worked in the Job for American Graduates Program. She served as Assistant Principal at Franklin Senior High School for many years and has touched many lives.
She leaves in Gods care, her husband, Clifton August, Sr. and son Damon August of Jeanerette, LA; one brother, Leroy Raymond Alexander, Sr. (Valarie) of Houston, TX; five sisters, Ruby L. Dupuis (George) Jeanerette, LA, Patricia Alexander of New Iberia, LA, Shirley Raymond, Regina Grant and Trucella Johnson all of Jeanerette, LA; two grandchildren, Oceana August and Damonique August of Jeanerette, LA; and godchildren, Taheveia Williams, Marcus Charles Manuel, Audria Madise, Carla August, Tyra Loston, and Markues Grant and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She now joins in glory with her parents, Roscoe Alexander and Hilda Hamilton Alexander and one son, Clifton August, Jr.
Active Pallbearers are Neal R. Alexander, Marcus Manuel, Anthony Manuel, Eric Raymond, Kenyon Green, Bruce August, Tyrone Alexander and Byron Alexander.
Honorary Pallbearers, Leroy Alexander, Charles "C.J." Johnson III, Oswald Rollins, George Dupuis, Conrad Levy, Tyrone Channette, Richard Pecante, Nathaniel Rollins, Cleveland Jones, Lionel Collins, Russell Rubins, Charles H. Johnson Jr., James T.K. Alexander , Albert Pierre, Billy Matthews and Leroy "Rocky" Alexander.
Rosco Clark Alexander (1919 - 1981)
Hilda Hamilton Alexander (1920 - 1998)
Saint Peter United Methodist Cemetery
Maintained by: Roger Hassell
Originally Created by: CHassell
Record added: Nov 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44355252
Added: Jul. 2, 2014
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