Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Christine Alexander

Mrs. Christine Goodin Alexander, 84, went home to heaven on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, at her home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, December 10th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Gerald Branum and Rev. Jim Whitney officiating. Interment will be in Coy Methodist Church Cemetery in Kemper County. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Alexander was born January 30, 1927 in Winston County, MS. She was a devout Christian; a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother; an avid gardener; and animal enthusiast. Mrs. Alexander loved people and never met a stranger, and was a great southern cook famous for her homemade biscuits.

She is survived by two daughters, Jolynn (Jim) Whitney of Olive Branch, MS, and Madeline (Gerald) Branum of Waterloo, Belgium; one son, Ferrell (Shelia) Alexander of Philadelphia, MS; one brother, Burlon Goodin of Philadelphia, MS; 9 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dave Goodin and Eva Mae Tucker; her husband, English Muldrow Alexander; and two brothers, Royce Winford Goodin and James Edward Goodin.

Memorials may be made to the Winston-Choctaw Gideon Camp. P.O. Box 556. Louisville, MS 39339.