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George Jackson Alexander

June 8, 1927 ~ September 7, 2019 (age 92)



George “Jack” Alexander

George Jackson Alexander was born on June 8, 1927 in Pulaski, Giles County, Tennessee to Earl Kenneth and Gertrude Beatrice Alexander.  He attended and graduated from Bridgeforth High School.

At the age of 20 years he moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana.  While there he gained employment and later retried from General Motors Corporation.

George accepted Christ early in life and joined the Bridgeforth Methodist Church in Giles County, Tennessee.  Jack as he was known to many became a member of Turner Chapel AME Church and the Hametic Elks Lodge #428 after moving to Fort Wayne.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman. George loved to dance, play the guitar and was just a great outdoorsman who enjoyed traveling. 

George was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Kenneth and Gertrude Beatrice Alexander; sisters, Birth Alexander, Pearl Brown and Jennie Gilbreath; brothers, John William, Miles and Clarence Alexander

He leaves to cherish many memories to his wife, Almedia Alexander of Fort Wayne; sister, Bitha Alexander of Nashville, Tennessee; a nephew as a son, Troy J. (Rebecca) Alexander of Nashville; an aunt, Dimple Coffee of Bronx, New York; sisters-in-law, Joyce Alexander of Nashville, Biddie Alexander of Lynnville, Tennessee and Odie Alexander of Pulaski; nieces, Alma Jean and Mary Frances Hammond both of Nashville; nephew, John Lee (Glenna) Gilreath of Memphis, Tennessee; other relatives and friends.

He will be laid to rest in Covington Memorial Gardens





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September 21, 2019

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Homegoing Celebration
September 21, 2019

12:00 PM
Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church
836 E. Jefferson Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46803

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