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Edason James "Jim" Alexander
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Obituary for Edason James "Jim" Alexander

Mr. Edason James “Jim” Alexander, age 87 of Statesville, passed away Friday, March 30, 2018 in Statesville.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Friday, April 6, 2018 at Cherry Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Phillip Moore officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 prior to the service at the church.

Mr. Alexander was born July 8, 1930 in Wilkes County to Willis Amos and Ola Mae Burchette Alexander. He was a retired Truck Driver from Holland Transfer. Mr. Alexander attended Front Street Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters and three brothers.

Mr. Alexander is survived by his wife; Virginia Bernell Smithey Alexander of the home, four daughters; Judy Murphy and husband, Sean of Lake Elsinore, CA, Nita Roff of Maryland, Keta Adams of TX and Paula Verdu and husband, Michael of Cardiff by The Sea, CA a son; Thomas Ricky Key of Millers Creek and a sister; Geraldine Alexander of Jacksonville, FL and seven grandchildren.

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cherry Grove Baptist Church

100 Cherry Grove Church Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





3:00 PM
Cherry Grove Baptist Church

100 Cherry Grove Church Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Cemetery Details


Cherry Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

859 Cherry Grove Church Rd.
Moravian Falls, NC 28654


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