Barbara Alexander

Obituary of Barbara Joyce Alexander

Barbara Joyce Alexander, 97, of Charlotte, North Carolina, passed away February 23, 2024. Born September 24, 1926, in Stanly County, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Minnie Esther Kimrey and George Alexander Huneycutt.


Barbara is survived by her loving sons, Sam and David (Tassanee) Alexander, her brothers, C.J., Sherman and Gary Huneycutt & many more loving family and friends.


In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Robert P. Alexander, and sisters, Prudence McGinnis, and Jane Stetler.


Barbara was active in Mulberry Presbyterian Church and was a dedicated gardener.  She was also active in many gardening clubs and had many rare and special plants. She loved to show visitors her garden, walking among the plants and telling their stories.


The family will receive friends from 1:00 P. M. to 2:00 P. M. on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024 at Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service, 1111 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203 with a funeral service to follow at 2:00 P. M. in the Hankins & Whittington Chapel. Interment will take place at 3:30 at Mullberry Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 5600 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC 28208.


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