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Sally Alexander

April 21, 1930 — September 12, 2020

Mrs. Sally Ann Alexander, age 90, of Paducah, Kentucky, died on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab in Paducah.

Mrs. Alexander was born in Murray, Kentucky on April 21, 1930, to the late Homer Lancaster and Hazel (Sykes) Lancaster. Before her retirement Mrs. Alexander was the Director of Wrather West Kentucky Museum at Murray State University. Mrs. Alexander was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Murray.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Alexander was preceded in death by her husband, Eli M. Alexander.

Mrs. Alexander is survived by her three sons, Eli Alexander, Jr of Paducah, Kentucky, Jon Alexander and wife Elaine of Savannah, Tennessee, and Stuart Alexander and wife Dana of Murray, Kentucky; one sister, Gloria Pat Young and husband Wayne of Dallas, Texas; as well as eight grandchildren, Maegan Alexander of Indianapolis, Indiana, Morgan Alexander of Paducah, Kentucky, Catherine Alexander of Paducah, Kentucky, Allison Alexander of Savannah ,Tennessee, Wesley Alexander of Savannah, Tennessee, Bradley Alexander of New York, New York, Nicholas Alexander and wife Cassey of Bowling Green, Kentucky, and Courtney Billington of Rochester, Michigan.

Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at the Murray Memorial Gardens. Rev. Jim Stahler will officiate, and burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the First United Methodist Church, 503 Maple Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071 or the Eli M. and Sally L. Alexander Scholarship fund c/o Murray State University Office of Development, 200 Heritage Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071, please make checks payable to Murray State University Foundation.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

11:00am - 1:00pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

Murray Memorial Gardens

615 S 12th St, Murray, KY 42071

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