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Martha Sue Alexander

Martha Sue Alexander
Nov. 22, 1942 – Jan. 19, 2021
Martha Sue Alexander, 78, of Jayess, died Jan. 19, 2021, at her residence. She was born Nov. 22, 1942, in Marion County to Wilton Blackwell and Ruby Brown Blackwell.
She was a longtime member of Enon Baptist Church. She enjoyed being a housewife and mother. She loved to care for her flower gardens and prepare meals for her family. She also loved and cared for her pet cats.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Wilton and Ruby Blackwell and brother, Ray Blackwell.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Vernon Alexander; daughter Tammie Rogers (Buzzy) of Summit; sons, Mike Alexander (Lisa) of McComb, and Kenny Alexander (Beverly) of Jayess; six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She also had three very close friends, Frankie Phelps, Lavoyce Greer, and Pearl Boyd.
Pallbearers were Buzzy Rogers, Brent McMillian, Jordan Adams, John Alexander, Kenny Alexander and Mike Alexander.
Honorary pallbearers were Dustin Beck and Derwin Cothern.
Funeral services for Mrs. Alexander were Jan. 21, 2021, at Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit with burial to follow in the Enon Cemetery in Enon, Rev. Mike Alexander and Rev John Alexander officiating the services.
The family request memorials be made in her name to St. Luke Hospice Care.
Sharkey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. To share condolences please visit

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