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Merrill Harris Alexander Obituary

Merrill Harris Alexander
November 9, 1931

Funeral services for Merrill Harris Alexander, age twenty-one, 708 Centennial Street, who died late Friday following an illness of about five weeks, were conducted at 1:30 Sunday afternoon from the home and at 2 o’clock from the First Baptist Church with the Rev. A. A. Cohn, pastor, in charge. The Red Men lodge conduced services. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery.

M. H. ALEXANDER
CALLED BY DEATH

Local Man Passes Away Following Illness of About One Month.

Merrill Harris Alexander, age twenty-two, 708 Centennial street, died late Friday following an illness of about five weeks. He suffered a ruptured appendix some time ago and his death was due to complications.

Merrill was born September 11, 1909, in Jennings county, the son of William H. and Ollie Alexander. He had lived in this county about 17 years and wasemployed as a shoe cutter.

He was married at Jeffersonville July 28, 1928, to Miss Bertha Bernice Killion, who survives. he was a member of the Red Men lodge and of the branch order of the Haymakers.

Besides the widow, he is survived by the mother: one daughter, Bonny Lou Alexander; one brother, William Harold Alexander, at home, and five sisters, Norma, Opal and Lucille, all at home; Mrs. Jimmie Jaynes, this city, and Mrs. Gladys Mails, of Los Angeles, Calif. A number of other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon from the home and at 2 o'clock from the First Baptist Church with the Rev. A.A. Cohn, pastor, in charge. The Red Men lodge will conduct services.