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Billy Wayne Alexander, Sr.

November 13, 1939 — November 15, 2022

Mr. Billy Wayne Alexander, Sr., age 83, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at the G. V. ”Sonny” Montgomery V.A. Medical Center, in Jackson, MS. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 18, 2022, from 11:30 AM until 12:50 PM at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS. Services will take place at 1:00 PM in our Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Faulkner Cemetery in Morton, MS. Bro. Danny Lanier and Bro. Joe Crane will officiate under the direction of Wolf Funeral Services.
Mr. Alexander was born to James Armos Alexander and Ila Smith on November 13, 1939, in Newton County, MS. He has lived in the Blossom Hill Community for the past 40 Years. Mr. Alexander was a 1960 graduate of Sebastopol High School where he scored the first touchdown for the newly formed High School Football Team. He served in the U. S. Marine Corp. from 1961 – 1967 and was a Veteran of the Cuban Crisis and the Vietnam War. He later became a machinist for the Sunbeam Corp and R and L Tool. He was a Deacon at the New Zion Baptist Church since 1994. Mr. Alexander was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and he was a member of the American Legion Post 9 and the VFW Post 4974, both of Forest, MS.
Mr. Alexander is preceded in death by his parents, James Armos Alexander and Ila Mae Smith; son, James Robert Alexander, Sr.; grandson, Jeremy David Alexander; four sisters, Juanita Russell, Bessie Burnside, Rita Melton and Walterine Goss; brother, Curtis “Buddy” Alexander, and a son - in- law, Byron Lowery. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Shawna Askin Alexander of Morton, MS; three children, Billy Wayne Alexander, Jr. (Tina) of Graham, TX; Joel Alexander (Kelly) of Flowood, MS; daughter, Lee Harrison Lowery of Lake, MS; brother, Lonnie Alexander of Decatur, MS; seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Gary Robinson, Terry McMillan, Bruce Warren, Greg Brownell, James Robert Alexander, Jr., Ronnie Lynn Alexander and David Wayne Alexander.
Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Ellzy, Thomas Wilson, Jimmy Carver and John Parks, Jr.
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, November 18, 2022

11:30am - 12:45 pm (Central time)

Wolf Funeral Services

136 Front St, Lake, MS 39092

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Service

Friday, November 18, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Wolf Funeral Services

136 Front St, Lake, MS 39092

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Interment

Faulkner Cemetery

, Morton, MS 39117

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