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In Memory of

Dorothy Mae Alexander

December 2, 1925 - September 15, 2016

Obituary


Dorothy Mae Alexander was born to Cora Horton Roller and Herschel Roller in Cleveland, Oklahoma on December 2, 1925, and was raised in Rogersville Missouri. She was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 15, 2016, with her loving family at her side.





It was in Los Angeles, California in 1945, during World War II, that she met and married Marine Staff Sergeant Clarence Edward (C.E.) Alexander. This was the beginning of a loving marriage that lasted over 62 years. Dorothy and C.E. raised three...

Dorothy Mae Alexander was born to Cora Horton Roller and Herschel Roller in Cleveland, Oklahoma on December 2, 1925, and was raised in Rogersville Missouri. She was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 15, 2016, with her loving family at her side.





It was in Los Angeles, California in 1945, during World War II, that she met and married Marine Staff Sergeant Clarence Edward (C.E.) Alexander. This was the beginning of a loving marriage that lasted over 62 years. Dorothy and C.E. raised three beautiful daughters, creating a family legacy that has spanned four generations. Dorothy and C.E were members of Grace Temple Baptist Church for nearly 70 years, where they served faithfully.





In addition to her parents, Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, C.E. Alexander; daughter, Linda Roy and husband Roy J. Roy; granddaughter, Laurel Turbyfill Hardin; sister, Maxine Miller; and brothers Doyle Roller and Harold Roller. Dorothy is survived by daughters, Beverly Brooks and Rebecca Toman and husband Glen; grandchildren, Julie Matusz; Amy Bohn and husband Greg; Sara Pickrell and husband Richard; John Turbyfill; Christopher Toman and wife Heather; and Emily Toman; 14 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Billie Cowand; numerous nieces and nephews, and many loving friends.





The family would like to thank Hospice Plus and Crescent Place Assisted Living Center for their tender loving care, and our Grace Temple family for the many years of prayers and support.