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Bess Mae French Alexander
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Birth: May 15, 1899
Death: Aug. 13, 1994

The Wellington Leader August 18, 1994

Bess Alexander, 95, died Saturday, August 13, 1994 in Wellington. Born May 15, 1899 in Jacksonville to John Wesley and Florence J. Skelton French, she came to Wellington in 1916. Upon graduation from Wellington High School in 1918, she taught school in Lutie, Wellington and Indian Creek before she married Earl Alexander on August 7, 1921 in Shamrock.

Mr. Alexander preceded her in death in 1981. They had lived in the Bean Hill Community and in the Loco Community from 1939 until they moved to Wellington in 1970.

She had been a member of the Loco Home Demonstration Club, the Good Neighbors Club and the Belles Lettres. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she taught the Dorcus Sunday School Class. She was also active in the Ester Circle of the United Methodist Women.

Survivors include two daughters, Edna Smith of Sweeny and Louise Craft of Earth; a daughter-in-law, Betty Alexander of Austin, nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a son, John T. Alexander, in 1981 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wesley French (1869 - 1932)
  Florence Josephine Skelton French (1870 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Earl Gray Alexander (1899 - 1986)*
 
 Children:
  John Terry Alexander (1927 - 1981)*
  Mary Louise Alexander Craft (1932 - 2014)*
 
 Sibling:
  Bess Mae French Alexander (1899 - 1994)
  John Wesley French (1900 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
South Fairview Cemetery
Wellington
Collingsworth County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Mary Hogan Moore
Record added: Mar 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67493329
Bess Mae <i>French</i> Alexander
Added by: Mary Hogan Moore
 
Bess Mae <i>French</i> Alexander
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