Betty Smith Alexander



Betty Smith Alexander, 78, of Rockwell passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 at her residence from non smoker's lung cancer.

Betty was born March 18, 1939 in Rowan County, the daughter of the late Mary Coughenhour and the late Percy Smith.

A graduate of Boyden High School and Salisbury Business College, she was a secretary for Wittenberg Lutheran Church. Betty loved traveling and life in general.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her daughter Mary Lynn Simmons and grandchildren, Cody and Savannah Williams.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, David R. Alexander, who she married on May 17, 1974, daughters, Michelle Williams of Rockwell, Melanie Blackwelder (Darryl) of Cleveland, Melissa Roberts (Kim John) of Salisbury, and Mollie Bea Alexander-Parris (Bug) of Salisbury, brother, Bill Smith (Kathy) of Clayton, OH, and six grandchildren.

Visitation: 2:00 PM, Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Transformation Church, 1350 Old Stone House Rd. Salisbury, NC 28146

Service: 3:00 PM, Sunday following the visitation.

Memorials may be made to Transformation Church.

Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Alexander Family.

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