|Joyce M. Alexander, age 81 of Quincy, Illinois formerly of Galesburg, Illinois died at 4:00 A.M. on Monday, September 17, 2012 at her residence in Quincy, Illinois.
She was born on January 28, 1931 in Galesburg, Illinois the daughter of James and Violet (May) Hamilton. She was raised and educated in Galesburg, Illinois, graduating from the Galesburg High School. She married Ralph Alexander on December 21, 1952 in Kahoka, Missouri. He survives of Quincy, Illinois.
Also surviving is a daughter, Diane Anderson of Mayo, Florida. One son, R. Duane (Linda) Alexander of Las Vegas, Nevada. Six Grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, three step grandchildren and one great-great grandson. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, one sister, and one son, Michael.
She worked as a secretary for Galesburg Cottage Hospital and OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, Illinois. She was a member a lifetime member of the Ralph M. Noble American Legion Post #285 of Galesburg, Illinois and the Red Hat Dollies of Sunset Apartments. She lived in Galesburg, Illinois all of her life and moved to Quincy, Illinois four years ago.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Friday, September 21, 2012 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes & Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the Family. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com