Myra Joyce Alexander
Our beloved Mother, artist, philosopher, and humble writer, Myra Joyce Alexander, age 83, passed away Thursday, August 19, 2010 at her home in Nacogdoches, Texas.
Mrs. Alexander was born March 16, 1927 in Spur, Texas, the daughter of the late Royal C. Battles and Nora (Aldredge) Battles. She was preceded in death by her husband Bobby K. Alexander.
Survivors include her three daughters: Lana Schara and her husband Tom of Highland Village, Texas; Annie Ferraro and her husband Steve of Fort Worth, Texas; Nora Ratcliff and her husband Bo of Benton, Louisiana She is also survived by her sisters Nell Chaney of Clarksville, Texas and Bonnie Murray of Granbury, Texas. She was the proud possessor of eleven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Public viewing is set for Friday evening, August 20, 2010 at 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Cason Monk-Metcalf, located at 5400 North Street, Nacogdoches.
Funeral Services will be at 9:30 Saturday Morning at her home church, First Baptist Nacogdoches at 4ll North Street. Interment will follow in Clairette, Texas.
Mrs. Alexander requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Nacogdoches Treatment Center at 119 Hughes Street, Nacogdoches, Tx 75961 or for the Missions Ministry at First Baptist Nacogdoches, 411 North Street, Nacogdoches, Tx 75961-5045.
Arrangements under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, 5400 North Street, Nacogdoches, Texas.