Cora Kathleen Moak Alexander

Published 1:30 pm Thursday, June 17, 2021

Services for Cora Kathleen Moak Alexander, of Brookhaven are 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 19, 2021, at Riverwood with visitation from 1:00 pm until the time of the service and burial at Hollywood Cemetery in McComb.

Cora Kathleen Moak Alexander, 93, went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 16, 2021, at Diversicare of Brookhaven.

She was born on May 6, 1928, to the late Robert Curtiss Moak and Stella Mae Etheridge Moak.

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Mrs. Alexander was a member of Mission Hill Baptist Church and Order of the Eastern Star, McComb, Miss-Lou Daylily Club and Packrats Camping Club.

She will be missed by all that loved and knew her.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Gordon Lae Alexander; grandparents that raised her, Julius and Wreta Etheridge; special cousins, raised as siblings, Edwin Etheridge (Grace), Percy Quin “Pete” Etheridge (JoAnn) and Marlene E. Varnell (Gene); sisters-in-law, Jonnie Boyd (Thurman) and Veda Grace Boone (Clyde).

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Michael Gordon Alexander and daughter, Sherry Purvis and husband, Tommy. She is also survived by her five grandchildren, Mary Walton, Robyn Carbery (Joseph), M. Dean Alexander (Leslie), Paul Greer (Kim) and Melanie Lembo (Mike); along with 12 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and numerous extended family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Baptist Children’s Village, 114 Market Ridge Drive, Ridgeland, MS 39157, or your favorite charity.

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