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Obituary for Franklin Lee 'Frank' Alexander
Franklin Lee 'Frank' Alexander, 83 of Creswell died Friday, May 1, 2015 at his residence in Creswell. Born February 29, 1932 in Tyrrell County he was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin Alexander and Florence Simmons Alexander and was preceded in death by his brother, Donald Alexander; sisters, Thelma Alexander Liverman Hardison and Statha Alexander McClees Cohoon. Frank was a retired minister and served at Hebron United Methodist Church, Mackeys United Methodist Church, Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church and other United Methodist Churches in North Carolina. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of the American Legion. His family includes his wife Millie Woodley Alexander of Creswell, N.C.; sons, Lee S. Alexander and wife Robin of Creswell, N.C. and Edwin Smith and wife Jackie of Tipton, Indiana; grandchildren, Chuck Smith and Krysta Muse. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Mackeys United Methodist Church with Gene Waters and Thomas Biggs officiating. Burial will follow in Azalea Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Monday, May 4, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Albemarle Charge of United Methodist Churches. Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.