Jack Alexander (12-22-20) service 12-27-20


Jack Alexander, 84, of Morris Chapel, died on Tuesday, Dec. 22.

He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Edward Sr. and Myrtle Arlene Seaton Alexander. He was united in marriage to Faye Short Taylor, who survives.

Mr. Alexander had served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. He was the former pastor of Philadelphia Church of the Nazarene in Chuckey, Tennessee and was a member of Morris Chapel Baptist Church. He had also worked for Aqua Glass and the Wise Company for 13 years, where he was a custodian.

He is survived by his wife, Faye Alexander of Morris Chapel; daughter, Alonda Jennings of East Tennessee; stepsons, Keith Taylor of Savannah and Chris Taylor of Crump; stepdaughter, Angela Tacker of Stantonville; brother, Ed Alexander of Adamsville; sisters, Mary Stewart of Savannah and Laura Smith of Alabama; two grandchildren; nine step grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Scott Alexander; brothers, Kenneth Douglas Alexander and Jim Alexander; and a sister, Willie Carter.

Services were held on Sunday, Dec. 27, at Olivet Baptist Church in Savannah with Mike Moore officiating. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery at Iuka, Mississippi.