Irl Thomas Alexander, Sr., 94, died Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at Whitfield Nursing Home. Funeral Services for Mr. Alexander will be Friday, October 7, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at McPeters Chapel with Bro. Ted Avant officiating. Visitation will be on Friday, October 7, 2011 from 12:00 P.M. until Service Time at 2:00 P.M. at McPeters Funeral Directors. Burial will be at Henry Cemetery.
Mr. Alexander was a member of Waldron Street Christian Church where he served as an Elder, and at his time of death was an Elder of A Merit. He was a charter and lifelong member of the Corinth Civitan Club. His employment included being a car inspector for the Railroad Company and a butcher at Steve's Grocery store. He enjoyed working in his yard, fishing, and traveling.
Survivors include one son, Dr. Tommy Alexander (Nancy) of Corinth; one daughter, Lynn Stine (Tommy) of Corinth; one brother, J.R. Alexander (Fran) of Dallas, TX.; six grandchildren, Rebecca Lynn Stine, Kimberly Dawn Alexander, William Stine (Alice), Deborah Lynn Baugus (Mike), Dana Leigh Laurie (Matt), and Dyana Rae Gates (Kenny); and eight great grandchildren, Trae Stine, Alexander Byrd, Kaleb Byrd, Michael Baugus, Jordan Gates, Aiden Laurie, Madison Gates, and Ashlyn Laurie.
Mr. Alexander is preceded in death by his parents, Irl Robert and Edna Clifton Alexander; his wife, Dorothy Alexander; one brother, Johnny Alexander; one sister, Dorothy Alexander Harden; and one sister in law, Katie Alexander
Pallbearers will be William Stine, Mike Baugus, Kenny Gates, Matt Laurie, Aiden Laurie, Kaleb Byrd, Michael Baugus, and Trae Stine.
The family request in lieu of flowers that memorials be sent to the Waldren Street Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 447, Corinth, MS 38835
Condolences may be made online at mcpetersfuneraldirectors.com
Arrangements under the direction of McPeters Funeral Directors, Corinth, MS.