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Walter "Shim" Alexander

10/05/1941 - 11/04/2019

Obituary for Walter "Shim" Alexander

Mr. Walter "Shim" Alexander, 78, of Phenix City, AL, passed Monday, November 4, 2019.

Funeral service will be 1:00 pm EST, Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Ft. Mitchell, AL with Dr. Patrick Brown, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, November 8, 2019 from 12-8 pm EST.

Mr. Walter “Shim” Alexander was born October 5, 1941, in Fort Mitchell, Alabama to the late John Lewis and Indiana McKelvey. He attended Mt. Olive High School. He departed this life on November 4, 2019 at Jack Houston Hospital in Phenix City, Alabama. He will be joining his mother, father, and sister. He confessed Christ under the leadership of Dr. Patrick Brown and joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

“Shim” leaves to cherish his memories three children: one daughter Adriane (Joseph) Porter Phenix City, AL; two sons, Cortez (Shuntara) Alexander, Huntsville, AL and Walter (Lynette) Alexander, Huntsville, AL. Mother of his children and life friend Addie Alexander, Phenix City, AL; Eight great grandchildren: Jessica (Marcel) Jones, Joseph (Shenelle) Porter, Sintorious Mathews, Charde (Deverick) Lee, Parion Alexander, Charminique Marcus, Tekla Alexander, and Dijonae' Alexander. Four great grandchildren: Aniyah Jones, Marcel Jones, Laila Porter and Prestyn Lee. Two sisters: Christine (Ralph) Dunham, Mary Lee Jerido and One brother Jiles Lee McKelvey. Mother in law Marie Evans, One sister in law JoAnn Robinson, One brother in law Moses Wyatt and a host of nieces and nephews other relatives and friends.

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