Phyllis June Alexander, 78, of Greeley died July 27, 2012 at Northern Colorado Hospice in Greeley. She was born on June 27, 1934 in Grover, Colorado to Robert Orie Brown and Thelma Jo Brown (Edwards). A graduate of Grover High School, Phyllis' varied work experience included a legal assistant, a nurses' aide, a waitress, an apartment manager, and a retail clerk. On January 22, 1955, she married Norman 'Tex' Alexander.
While attending the Salvation Army Church, Phyllis served others through her volunteer work with the Home League and received awards for her care and compassion toward others. Family and friends remember her giving rides and food to others. Fishing, hunting, and boating are activities her family and friends remember her enjoying.
Survivors are her daughter Jody James and husband Gary of Lafayette, Colorado; her son Joey Michael Alexander of Evans, Colorado; three sisters, Shirley Nash of Evansville, Wyoming; Coleen Hart; and Elaine Werner and her husband Art all of Greeley, Colorado; three brothers, Donald Brown and his wife Frances of Eaton, Colorado; Roger Brown and his wife Pat of McCook, Nebraska; and Arlon and his wife Linda of Peetz, Colorado; and two grandchildren Zora Lee Hunter Alexander of Commerce City, Colorado and Joey Michael Alexander, Jr. of Fort Morgan, Colorado. Phyllis has many nieces, nephews, and friends. Her husband of 49 years and her two parents preceded her in death.
Memorial gifts can be made in Phyllis June Alexander's honor to the Northern Colorado Hospice of Greeley in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 West 28th Street, Greeley, Colorado 80634. Visitation and viewing is Wednesday August 1, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm. at Stoddard Funeral Home. The funeral is Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Stoddard Funeral home with interment following at Sunset Memorial Gardens.