Tom "Pa" Alexander, 77, of Barling, AR joined our Heavenly Father on Thursday, January 31, 2013, in his home. Tom was a loving husband, father and Pa. He was born January 15, 1936 in Banner, OK. Tom retired as owner/operator of Alexander Roofing after 20 years, and served on the Barling City Council.
He is survived by his devout and loving wife of 55 years, Wanda Alexander of the home; three children, Jaunda Smith and husband Rick of Rudy, Robert Alexander and wife Meichelle of Van Buren, and Nelson Alexander and wife Susan of Gans, OK; two sisters, Gloria Woods of Van Buren, and Ferrell Hopkins of Fresno, CA; a brother, Johnny Alexander of St. Louis, MO; five grandchildren, Summer Mazakas, April Pendergrass, Kellie Alexander, Kara Alexander, and Hunter Alexander; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 am Monday, February 4, 2013 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Chapel with interment to follow at New Cemetery in Mulberry under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be Chris Myers, Dewayne Jones, Keith Jones, Brian Jones, Bobby Randolph, and Hunter Alexander.
The family will visit with friends from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Sunday, February 3, 2013 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.