Charlene “Alexandra” Alexander, 72, died on Saturday October 15, 2016 at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville. She was born on September 19, 1944 to the late William Gerald Alexander and Lillian Hughes Whited.
A celebration of her life will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Saturday October 22, 2016 at her home on Dilton Mankin Road in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Ms. Alexander lived most of her life in Wilson County and was the co-founder of Jordan’s Catering of Lebanon, and most recently was a well-known Reiki healer and retreat leader.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Baxter Hughes Alexander; beloved grandmother, Maggie Underhill Hughes; and step-father, Billy Ray Whited.
She is survived by her daughter, Kristy (Jerry) Rizvi and two adored grandsons, Javed and Cameron; sisters, Margaret Alexander of Clarksville, TN, Geraldine Alexander of Lebanon, TN and Katie Greer of St. Louis, MO; brothers, Archie (Virginia)Alexander of Festus, Missouri, Tony (Dana) Whited and Jeff Eakes of Lebanon; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
The family would like to remember the kindness of her doctors, all the nurses, and her Tech, Monica, of the Oncology Ward at St. Thomas West Hospital, especially Drs. Dudley and Maxwell, and thank them for their gentle, kind and compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Thomas West Hospital Oncology Unit, the American Cancer Society, or Cheekwood Botanical Gardens.
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