Mildred Ruth (Moss) Alexander, 90, of Douglasville, Ga., died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Douglasville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was formerly a teacher’s aid at Mountain View Elementary School in Etowah, along with other professions. She attended Overcoming Faith Christian Center and World Changers Church International.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, James Hugh Moss and Bertie Simpson Sanders; infant twins sons: Brett and Bart Walker; five brothers and one sister: Frank (Ernestine) Moss, Edith (Robert) Cobb, Robert Leonard ”Banger” (Ruth) Moss, Carl David “Sam” Moss, Oliver (Alva) Sanders and Audrey Sanders; one son-in-Law, James ”Patch” Ferguson; and a special niece, Diane Harrison.
Survivors include her children: Wanda Ferguson, Faye Billingsley, Wayne Stovall, James (Maria) Walker, Rita (Steve) Smith and Tonya (Ronnie) Chambers; 14 grandchildren: Gerald (Julie), Stacie, Brett, Kathy, Guy, Chris, Ericka, Monty, Shi (Beth), Julian, Falen, Lauren, Matthew and Destini; 20 great-grandchildren: Alexis, Jared, Jaylah, Janay, Drew, Elijah, Eyde, Cody, Casey, Indya, Tanner, Isral, Gloria, CJ, Kiya, Kealin, Kari, Shyla, Brenson and Jylan; three great-great-grandchildren: London, Valeria and Miles; a host of nieces and nephews: Gilda McDermott, Robert Cobb, Tina Harvey and Alan Sanders to name a few; and other relatives and friends.
Whether she was called Mama Doll, Mildred, Doll, Aunt Doll or Doll Baby, she was an inspiration to all those who knew her. She shared the love and joy of Jesus with whomever she came into contact.
The family will attend morning services at Overcoming Faith Christian Center on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, then host a “Celebration of Life” at the Athens Regional Park Conference Center at 3:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family will take up an offering for a scholarship fund in the name of Mildred Alexander to be given to a student of McMinn County High School or McMinn Central High School in the graduating class of 2015.
Services of loving memory entrusted to M.D. Dotson and Sons Funeral Home.
Words of comfort may be submitted at www.mddotsonandsons.com.