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 Lucy Margaret <I>Wilcox</I> Alexander

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Lucy Margaret Wilcox Alexander

  • Birth 11 Nov 1901 Ames, Story County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 25 Jan 1979 Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Garden of Prayer
  • Memorial ID 48101071

Services for Mrs. Lucy Margaret Alexander, 77, of 411 Lee, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Lyman Paul Wood, pastor, will officiate.

Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery by Minton Mortuary.

Mrs. Alexander died at 4 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta, Ga., of a heart attack. She was visiting her daughter in Roswell, Ga., at the time of the heart attack.

She came to Borger in 1938; she and her husband opened the J.C. Penney Store, which they operated for 17 years. The family then moved to Naples, Fla., where they operated Alexanders Department Store for 17 years.

She had moved back to Borger four years ago.

Mrs. Alexander was born Nov. 10, 1901, in Ames, Iowa. She was a member of the First Untied Methodist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Dr. Jim Alexander of Pampa and Jerry Alexander of Naples, Fla.; a daughter, Mrs. Ann Landry of Roswell, Ga.; four brothers, Albert Wilcox, Houston; Roscoe Wilcox, Ruidoso, N.M.; Harold Wilcox of Corpus Christi; and Leo Wilcox of Borger; three sisters, Mrs. Neva McGregor of Corpus Christi, and Mrs. Lola Temples and Mrs. Cleo Minton, both of Borger.

Also surviving are 10 grandchildren.

(Published in Borger News Herald, Thursday, January 25, 1979)
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Services for Mrs. Lucy Margaret Alexander, 77, of 411 Lee, will be at 2 p.m Saturday at the First United Methodist Church. Officiating will be the Rev. Lyman Paul Wood, pastor.

Mrs. Alexander died at 4 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta, Ga., of a heart attack. She was visiting her daughter in Roswell, Ga., at the time of ther [sic] heart attack.

She came to Borger in 1938; she and her husband opened the J.C. Penney Store, which they operated for 17 years. The family then moved to Naples, Fla., where they operated Alexander Department Store for 17 years.

She had moved back to Borger four years ago.

Mrs. Alexander was born Nov. 1901, in Ames, Iowa. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sons, a daughter, four brothers, three sisters, and 10 grandchildren.

One of the sisters is Mrs. Cleo Minton of Borger.

Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery by Minton Mortuary.

Pallbearers will be Dr. John Barney Andress, Bob Rogers, Richard White, Clayton White, Dr. Harbord Cox, and Jack Imel.

(Published in Borger News Herald, Friday, January 26, 1979)
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Georgia, Death Index, 1919-1998
Name: Lucy M Alexander
Death Date: 25 Jan 1979
County of Death: Fulton
Gender: F (Female)
Race: White
Age: 77 Years
County of Residence: Union
Certificate: 008032

U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
Name: Lucy Alexander
BORN: 10 Nov 1901
Last Benefit: 79007, Borger, Hutchinson, Texas, United States of America
Died: Jan 1979


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  • Created by: Edith Guynes Stanley
  • Added: 14 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48101071
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lucy Margaret Wilcox Alexander (11 Nov 1901–25 Jan 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48101071, citing Westlawn Memorial Park, Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Edith Guynes Stanley (contributor 47114458) .