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Deacon Henry Lee Alexander

VIEWING:             Friday, September 21, 2018
                   Time:  12:30 PM - 6:00 PM

SERVICE:            Saturday, September 22, 2018
                   Time:   12:00 PM
                              at Penuel RZUA Church
                               2229 Palmer Springs Road
                               Boydton, VA 23917
                               Rev. William Mays, Eulogist

INTERMENT:         Church Cemetery

DEACON HENRY LEE ALEXANDER, son of the late Edward and Helen Thorne Alexander was born October 5, 1949 in Mecklenburg County, VA and departed this life September 9, 2018 in Lawrenceville, VA.

At an early age he was baptized and joined Jerusalem United Church of Christ, Palmer Springs, VA.

He attended Lunenburg High School and Southside Community College.

On October 20, 1969 he married Delores Ann Phillips.

In 2012 Henry joined Penuel RZUA Church where he became a Trustee in 2013 and a Deacon in 2015.  He also sang with the Male Chorus, he was an Usher and was the Superintendent of the Sunday school.

Henry remarried his first love, Delores, on July 14, 2013 on her birthday.

In his spare time he enjoyed fixing anything that was broken.  He was an “Inventor.”  He would work on anything that needed fixing: plumbing, air conditioners, trucks, cars or whatever.

Henry leaves to mourn his wife, Delores Ann Alexander, Hampton, VA; one son-George Alexander, Boydton, VA; one step-son, Arthur (Brenda) Phillips, Hampton, VA;   three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; five brothers- William Alexander, Brooklyn, NY; Joseph and Calvin Hendricks, Kenbridge, VA; James (Mariah) Jones, Boydton, VA and Salis Alexander, Philadelphia, PA; seven sisters- Velma (Ralph) Lewis, Victoria, VA; Gertrude Hargrove (Beverly “Sonny” Fowlkes), Kenbridge, VA; Willie Mae (Stanley) Hawthorne, Victoria, VA; Nancy (Joseph) Matthews, Clara (James) Walker, and Joyce Hendricks, all of Lawrenceville, VA, and Nannie (Darnell) Harris, Philadelphia, PA; four sisters-in-law, Clara Smith, Betty (Lewis) Cain, Judy Boswell and Betty Alexander; two brothers-in-law, Leroy (Lucille) Phillips and Tommie Phillips; one uncle- Junior (Helen) Alexander; devoted friends- Roosevelt Hargrove, Wayne Walker and Ralph Lewis, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends

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  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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