Obituary for Deacon Hubert Alexander

Hubert Vernon Alexander, Sr., 87, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, October 14, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired maintenance mechanic for Goodyear, member of Dyersburg Church of God of Prophecy and an U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Spivey officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel Alexander of Dyersburg; two daughters, Sheila Walker and husband, Danny, of South Fulton and Sharon Davidson and husband, Claudie of Polk Station; five sons, Vernon Alexander and wife, Virginia, of Union City, Milton Alexander and wife, Susan, of Mumford, William Alexander and wife, Amy, David Alexander and wife, Sherry, and Mark Alexander all of Dyersburg; three sisters, Ellen Patterson of Dyersburg, Ann Snow of Arkansas and Rosella Alexander of Memphis; four brothers, Clifton Alexander of Murray, KY, Arthur Alexander of Knoxville, Thomas Alexander of Mountain Home, AR and John Alexander of Hardy, AR; twenty-two grandchildren; thirty-three great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Gunnels; a son, Paul Alexander; his parents, Joe and Beulah Glozier Alexander; a sister, Norma Alexander; and a brother, J.C. Alexander.

Pallbearers will be Andy Alexander, Brian Alexander, Justin Alexander, Shane Alexander, Jeff Alexander, Seth Alexander, Brent Davidson, Chris Walker, Cory Walker, Lynn Alexander and Tim Davidson.

The family requests that memorials be directed to Dyersburg/Dyer County Union Mission.

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