Bessie Christine Alexander, 81, 0f Rockwell, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center in Salisbury, NC.
She was born on October 14, 1934 to the late Ray and Ronnie Hannah Morris in Stanly County, NC. She was educated in the Montgomery County and Salisbury City Schools. Christine was a cafeteria worker for East Rowan High School and Rockwell Elementary School. She was a member of Lyerly Evangelical Church, was an avid gardener, loved to read her Bible and other books and enjoyed being with and traveling with her family.
Christine is survived by her Husband James T. Alexander Jr., whom she married March 2, 1957; Two Sons, Charles Ray Myers of Rockwell, NC, James Robert Alexander and wife Nancy of Rockwell, NC; Daughter, Ann Alexander Crayton and husband Michael of Salisbury, NC; Brother, Ray (Sharon) Morris and special young folks Maddy Alexander, Lauren Alexander, Amanda, Michael and Zoey. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Christine was preceded in death by Sister, Jo Morgan and Sister, Judy Morris
Visitation will be held Friday, June 3, 2016, from1:30 pm to 2:45 pm at Lyerly Evangelical Church.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 3, 2016, 3:00 pm at the Lyerly Evangelical Church, with Dr. W.C. Gaither, officiating.
Burial will follow at Brookhill Memorial Gardens.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to ICU Nurses and Doctors for their loving care of Bessie Christine.
In lieu of flowers memorials in memory of Christine may be made to Lyerly Evangelical Church 1320 Crescent Road Rockwell NC 28138..
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Alexander Family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.