Effie F. Alexander, 89, Neodesha, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Wilson County Hospital in Neodesha.
She was born May 1, 1920, in Neodesha to H.E. and Lucinda Pettyjohn Dickens. She was a homemaker and a retired CNA for Wilson County Hospital.
On June 14, 1939, in Independence she married Roy F. Alexander Jr. He preceded her in death in 1983.
Alexander was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include two daughters, Lucinda Jewell, Altavista, Va., and Susan Renfro, Augusta; two sons, Roy Alexander, Neodesha, and William Alexander, Galesburg, Ill.; eight grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Oren, Roy, Marion and Robert Dickens; and three sisters, Hallie Green, Ethlyn Lewise Dickens and Letha May Dickens.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Church of the Nazarene in Neodesha. Burial will be in the Neodesha City Cemetery.
Friends may call at Timmons Funeral Home from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday with the family receiving friends from 6 to 7 p.m.
Contributions may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 168, Fredonia, KS 66736.