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Lillian Alberta Alexander

Sunday, January 10, 2021
Lillian Alberta Alexander

Lillian A. Alexander was born March 3, 1929, in Rosser, Kaufman County, Texas. She was the 3rd of 5 children born to parentage of Jake Terrell Wilson and Carrie Bell Clark Wilson. She entered into rest on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at the age of 91.

Lillian received most of her public school education in Rosser. Lillian’s father passed away in 1938 when she was nine years of age. Later, her mom married again and the family moved to Ennis, Ellis County, Texas. She graduated from Ennis Colored High School in 1945. She then attended Mary Allen College for 2.5 years. She entered Prairie View A&M University receiving both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in 1950. On June 5, 1951, she was married to 2nd Lieutenant Walter Alexander.

Left to cherish and treasure precious memories of Lillian are her daughter, Amie Lorraine Cherry of Frisco; son, Stephen Robert Alexander, Sr. (Marie) of Ennis; six grandchildren: Amber Alexander and Zachary Alexander of East Hartford, CT, India Stiff, Jordan Stiff, Gabrielle Owens of Dallas, and Stephen Alexander, Jr. of Ennis; six great grandchildren: Tyrell Young, Jr. and Tristan of East Hartford, CT, Marcus Jr. and Rhyanne of Dallas, Jordan Jr and Jayden of Frisco and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Golden Gate Funeral Home, 4155 S. R. L. Thornton Frwy., Dallas. Viewing was held on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at Fourth Ward Baptist Church, 1300 Shawnee, Ennis. Funeral Services were held Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at 11 a.m., also at Fourth Ward Baptist Church.

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