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Bettie Denny Alexander

January 9, 1931 October 27, 2018
Bettie Denny Alexander
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Obituary for Bettie Denny Alexander

Mrs. Bettie Denny Alexander, age 87 of North Wilkesboro passed away Saturday, October 27, 2018 at her home.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, November 3, 2018 at First Baptist Church Main Street with Rev. John A. Speaks and Rev. Johnny E. Scott officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Friday at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

She joined First Baptist Church at an early age, where she was a Sunday School teacher, member of the choir, member of the missionary committee and over the kitchen committee. She remained a faithful member until she went home to be with the Lord.

Mrs. Alexander was born January 9, 1931 in Wilkes County to Howard M. and Bessie Horton Denny. Mrs. Alexander was on the zoning committee for the Town of North Wilkesboro, President of North Wilkesboro Pool Association for 32 years. For all of her accomplishments and contributions Robert Johnson, Mayor of North Wilkesboro presented her with a key to the city.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; Richard Lonnie Alexander, Sr., daughter; Deborah Wilson and one sister; Margaret Ferguson Johnson.

She is survived by six daughters; Marion “Susie” Barber and husband Julius, Mary Lee Wilborn, Denise Alexander and husband Tony all of North Wilkesboro, Charlotte Carter and husband Calvin of Yadkinville, Marsha Alexander of North Wilkesboro, two sons; Richard Alexander, Jr. and wife Lillian of Frederick MD, Keith “Tony” Alexander of Anderson, SC, twenty-three grandchildren, forty-two great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren and son-in-law; Tony Wilson of Virginia.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Wake Forest Baptist Care At-Home Hospice, 126 Executive Drive, Suite 110, Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

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6:00 PM 11/2/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/2/2018 8:00:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States





2:00 PM 11/3/2018 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/3/2018 8:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church Main Street

Second Street
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

First Baptist Church Main Street
Second Street North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Woodlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

196 Arbor Grove Baptist Church Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

196 Arbor Grove Baptist Church Road North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wake Forest Baptist Care at Home Hospice

126 Executive Drive, Suite 110
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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