Mrs. Alexander was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of Pleasant Hill UM Church. She was retired from Magnavox after 42 years of service.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law: Tammy and Joe Ball; 2 grandchildren: Ben and Emily Ball, Danielle and Andrew Jones; great-granddaughter: Taylor Ball; nieces and nephews: Toni Swinderman, Michele Waddell, Brenda Mathes-Story, Jessica Waddell, Charles and Freddie Waddell, David and Debbie Waddell; sisters-in-law: Inez Waddell and Julia Waddell; host of special neighbors and close friends too numerous to list; special pet companion: Chanel.
She was preceded in death by her husband: John K. Alexander; parents: Sidney and Agnes Waddell; 2 sisters: Wilma Mathes and Geraldine Bennett; brothers: Jack Waddell, Gordon Waddell, Mack Waddell and Lyle Waddell.
The family will receive friends Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 5-7PM at Jeffers Funeral Chapel at Afton. The funeral service will follow visitation at 7PM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Mark Laughlin officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home Friday, at 9AM to go in procession to the 10AM graveside service at Andrew Johnson National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Nic Alexander, Terry Wilhoit, Kenny Wilhoit, Reece Holt, Terry Sensabaugh, and Tim McKinney. Honorary pallbearers are Denver Shaw, Chris Alexander, Jerry Fox, David Brooks, and Mike Wilhoit. Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements. Thoughts and memories may be shared with the family at www.jeffersmortuary.com