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Linn County Leader - Brookfield, MO
  • Obituary: Wilma Alexander

  • Wilma Alexander, 91, Brookfield, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at University Hospital, Columbia.
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  • Wilma Alexander, 91, Brookfield, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at University Hospital, Columbia.
    Funeral services were held today, Oct. 1, 2012, at Freedom Baptist Church, Brookfield, with Rev. Ron Adrian officiating. Visitation was held from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, Brookfield. Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, near Bucklin.
    Memorials to Linn County Historical Society Museum (The Tillman House) or Freedom Baptist Church may be left at or mailed to the funeral home at P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, Mo. 64628.
    Wilma Jean was born September 10, 1931, in Bucklin, daughter of Harry and Melinda (Carriker) McGrew. She  married Roy Still. Then on June 131, 1968, she married Eldon Alexander. He preceded her in death February 6, 1986.
    Wilma worked with her husband, Eldon, at Alexander Studio for several  years. She was a member of Freedom Baptist Church, Brookfield and the Red Hat Society, Brookfield. She was active in the Linn Countyt Historical Museum at The Tillman House, Brookfield.
    Survivors include  her brother and sister-in-law, Donald Ray and Reva McGrew, Dixon, Ky.; nieces, Deborah and husband, Tyler Thornburg, Fairview, Tenn., Susan Cole, Rapid City, S.D., Patricia and husband, William Marshall, Crestwood, Tenn., Tammy and husband, Keith Rice, Corydon, Ky., Durene and husband, Arnold Winstead, Dixon, Ky., and Terri Brown, Indianapolis, Ind.; nephews, Mark and wife, Paula Vroom, Burkburnett, Texas, Larry and wife, Carol McGrew, Searcy, Ark., and Teddy and wife, Jeannie Bunton, Dixon, Kay.; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
    She was also preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Marilyn Vroom Thompson.
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