THELMA MARCILE (NOLL) KELSEY ALEXANDER, 84, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Monday, Dec. 21, 2009, at Parkview Hospital. She was born Feb. 10, 1925, in Adams County, daughter of the late William M. and Aletha (Rupp) Noll. Mrs. Alexander was a homemaker, she attended Brookside Church, and was also an active member of The Gideon Auxiliary. Gone is the touch of your friendly hand, Gone is your smile so dear, Gone to a place of peace and love, Where no eye shall see a tear. Survivors include her husband, John Alexander of Fort Wayne; daughter, Laurel L. Alexander of Fort Wayne; sons, Brett D. (Fran) Kelsey of Warsaw and Kent T. (Dee-Dee) Kelsey of Memphis, Tenn.; step-daughter, Catherine M. (Neil) Jantzen of Columbia City; step-son, Paul J. (Jennifer) Alexander of Leo; sisters, Maxine (Glen) Gephart of Lake Gage, Ind., Betty Goddard of Muskegon, Mich. and Marilyn Price of Decatur; grandchildren, Jade (Jay) Kelsey, Megan Kelsey, Kende Kelsey, Rachel (Drew) Achenbach, Cheryl (Travis) Shepherd, Alex (Staci) Johnson, Bryan Johnson, Kaitlynn Alexander, Ian Alexander and Jordan Alexander; and four great-grandchildren, Ethan Kelsey, Aiden Shepherd, Kelsey Shepherd and Grayson Achenbach. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Ned D. Kelsey, in 1973; and a step-son, Jack Alexander. Service is 10:30 a.m. Monday at Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church Street, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior to service at the church. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne. Burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials to The Gideons or the Allen County Jail Chaplaincy Department.