Alexander, Nelda Jane Reece

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Nelda Jane Reece Alexander, 64, of Rossville, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, surrounded by her family. Nelda was a lifelong resident of Rossville, attended Carpenters Church, Rossville and retired from Southern Ind. Fabrics, Rossville, in 2016, after 29 years. She enjoyed fishing at Ware Branch and spending time with her grandchildren. Nelda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, who will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruby Inez Kenimer Reece and sister, Dorris Gipson.

Nelda is survived by her loving husband, Robert “Buddy” Alexander; father, Glenn Reece; children, Tony Daniels, Kristy (Daniel) Abernathy, Penny Dillard, Gary Wright and Jacob Alexander; step-children, Robert Alexander, Michael Alexander and Tommy Alexander; siblings, Barbara Reece, Cathy Prestwood and Lebron Reece; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 14 in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Jerry Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, all day Friday and prior to the service on Saturday.

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe.


Bruce, Edward LeBron

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