Mrs. Mary Lavada Fish Alexander, age 85, of Texarkana, Arkansas, died Sunday, May 22, 2011, in a local nursing home.
Mrs. Alexander was born August 9, 1925, in Oil City, Louisiana and had lived in Miller County, Arkansas for most of her life. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church and a retired Avon Distributor with forty years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Clinton Alexander.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Bill Simmons of Texarkana, Texas, one son and daughter-in-law, Jarvis and Machelle Alexander of Texarkana, Arkansas, two sisters, Helen Caraway and Gloria Carter of Sarepta, Louisiana, one brother, Donald Fish of Sarepta, Louisiana, five grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 P. M. Wednesday at the Texarkana Funeral Home Arkansas Chapel with Rev. James Ross officiating. Burial will be at Olive Branch Cemetery.
THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS AT THE FUNERAL HOME FROM 6 PM UNTIL 8 PM TUESDAY.
MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH, 2812 EAST STREET, TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS, 71854.
THE FAMILY WILL BE AT THEIR RESIDENCE ON BLACKMAN FERRY ROAD, TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS