Catherine Alma (Carter) Alexander, 77, of Hillcrest Drive in Pearisburg departed this life to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 13, 2007 in the comfort of her own home. She was born to the late Russell Carter, Sr. and Mamie Goodwyn Carter in Franklin, WV. She attended school at the Christiansburg Institute in Christiansburg, VA and later graduated from cosmetology school in Newark, NJ. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert L. Alexander, and one brother Bernard Carter.
Left to cherish her memories are two sons Vince (Beth) Alexander of Atlanta , Georgia, Rev. Gary (Dar) Alexander of Wirtz, VA; three daughters Cynthia Thompson of Winston-Salem, NC, Patricia Alexander of Greensboro, NC, Beverly Alexander of Columbus, Ohio; one sister Thelma Harris of Columbus Ohio; one brother Russell (Carmen) Carter, Jr. of San Antonio, Texas; a special aunt Alethea Wells of Drakes Branch, VA; three sisters-in-law Lorretta Hill and Charlotte Carter both of Washington, DC, Bettye Campbell of Wytheville, VA; a brother-in-law Rodney (Mickey) Alexander of Hyattsville, Maryland; ten grandchildren, one great-grandchild, a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday November 19, 2007 in First Baptist Church , Virginia Heights, Pearisburg, VA with burial following in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the church Sunday evening from 6 to 8 PM. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is serving the Alexander family. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.