Mrs. Princess V. Alexander, 91, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, January 5 at Hospice of Reid Hospital.
She was born April 19, 1920 in Richmond to Garlen and Onda Locke Defibaugh. She grew up in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn High School. She married Lewis Alexander and shared 67 years with him until his death in 2003.
Mrs. Alexander was formerly employed as a nurse at Reid Hospital and later at Deca Records. She retired from Coca-Cola, where she was a line inspector. She enjoyed reading and cooking. She devoted her life to caring for others, changing the lives of those she touched.
Mrs. Alexander is survived by 1 daughter, Judy Shepard, of Dayton, Ohio; 2 sons, Jack Alexander, of Dayton, Ohio and Paul Alexander, of Connersville; 10 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Alexander was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lewis Alexander, in 2003; son, Don Alexander, in 2011; sisters, Donna Brinkley and Phyllis Snyder; brothers, Leondus âBuckâ Defibaugh and Robert Defibaugh..
Family and friends may gather for visitation from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, January 8, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Reid Foundation for Hospice Care, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374.
Her family would like to recognize Debbie and Jay Martin for their loving care given to Mrs. Alexander.