Mary Allie Alexander Lantz

Birth
Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama, USA
Death 19 Jul 2014 (aged 79–80)
Orlando, Orange County, Florida, USA
Burial Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 133254985 · View Source
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She appears with her parents in the 1940 Federal Census of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama. The household included: H. D. Alexander, age 42, born in Alabama, four years of college, a farmer; Mary, age 40, born in Alabama, four years of college; and Allie, age 4, born in Alabama. Ten years earlier, her parents were living on a farm they owned in Faunsdale. Living with them were her father's mother Liva Alexander and his aunt, Allie Sheppard.

Contributor Pamela Cook provided a marriage record from Alabama Marriages showing that Mary Alexander married Manuel W Dickerson on July 9, 1955 in Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama. Mary was reported as daughter of James F. Alexander and Myrtle Holman.

Obituary, Florida Times-Union, July 24, 2014
Mary Allie (Alexander) Lantz, 80, of Crescent City, FL, passed away unexpected Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Florida Hospital in Orlando. A native of Faunsdale, Alabama, and graduated from Thomaston High School in Meringo County.

Upon graduating she attended business school in Selma, AL, where she met and married the father of her three children. She then moved to Jacksonville, FL where she resided for 37 years. Mary had worked at a variety of businesses in Jacksonville over the years including at J.C. Penney, JEA, Martin Office Supplies, Atlantic Venetian Blinds and at Paradies Gift Shop at JIA.

After retiring, Mary moved to Putnam County where she resided for 18 years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Palatka where she had served as a deacon. Among the things Mary enjoyed in her leisure were her collection of antiques especially chairs, enjoyed the company of her many good friends and loved the sunsets in the evening over the St. Johns River as well as an avid home shopper of all the finest of clothing.

Mary is survived by her husband of 20 years, George Lantz, 3 daughters, Mary Elizabeth Dickerson of Celebration, FL, Sandra Dickerson Smiley and husband Douglas of Jacksonville, FL and Mary Linda Bulanadi and husband Jose Lito of Chino, CA and their son, Houston Bulanadi.

Services will be at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church of Palatka with The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Benz and Rev. John Miles officiating. Graveside services and burial will be Saturday at 2:30 P.M. at Oaklawn Cemetery in Jacksonville. The family will receive friends Friday from 5-7 P.M. at Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka. Flowers are gratefully accepted or memorial donations may be sent in Mary's memory to the First Presbyterian Church, 123 S. 2nd St., Palatka, FL 32177. Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.


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  • Created by: Thousandwinds
  • Added: 23 Jul 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 133254985
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Allie Alexander Lantz (1934–19 Jul 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 133254985, citing Oaklawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Thousandwinds (contributor 47530874) .