Rose Alexander

Rose Alexander

Saturday, February 17th, 1917 Monday, October 21st, 2019

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Obituary for Rose Alexander (Borne)

Our Beloved Matriarch, Rose Borne Alexander, affectionately known as “Mum" and "Aunt Child", was peacefully lifted by God's Angels on Monday, October 21, 2019, at 7:21 pm at her home, surrounded by family and close friends. She was 102 years old. Mrs. Alexander was a native of Edgard, LA and a resident of Marrero, LA for over 75 years. She was the wife of the late Lawrence Alexander for over 50 years. She leaves to cherish her wonderful memories, sons, Nashid Salahuddin, Sr (Irene), Carter (Nellie), Tyrone (LouAnna) Ray and Lawrence Alexander. Daughters, Yvonne Minor Webber (Oscar), Paulette A. Cobb, Stacey A. Harris, Diane A. Keller (David), Monica A. Laselle (Hilton Jr.) and Evelyn "Betsy" Jackson. 34- grandchildren, 56- plus great grandchildren, and 20 plus great-great grandchildren, daughter-in-law, Lisa Mae Alexander and son-in-law, Harold Watson. A host of very dear nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Adler and Teresa Lopez Borne, her 10 siblings, daughters- Yvette Marie, Jane Doris and Emma Lou Watson. Sons, Ronald, Brad and Lawrence Alexander Jr., sons- in-law, Alvin Harris and Robert Cobb.

Members of Second Zion Baptist Church, St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, Dominion and Power Ministries, Mas-jid- Ra- Heem and Greater Mount Calvary Church, Elected officials and staff, Employees of the Jefferson Parish School System, Jefferson Parish Government and Streets, West Jefferson Medical Center, United States Postal Service and West Care Medical Center. Marrero Senior Guild, Woodmere Civic Assoc, Westminister Park Association, Members of St. Joseph the Worker Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary unit 267, including All Council & Court and the New Orleans Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. are all invited to attend the services of Rose “Mum” Borne Alexander on Saturday, November 2, 2019..

In lieu of her home church, services will be held at host church, Greater Mount Calvary Church, 1600 Westwood Drive, Marrero, La 70072, Apostle Terry Gullage, Pastor. Elder J. Nelson Brown of Second Zion Baptist Church of Marrero, LA is officiating services. Time: 11am. Viewing will be held at 9:30am- until service begins. Internment: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2349 LA-18 (River Rd) Edgard, LA 70049. Repast immediately following, Cypress Gardens, 2334 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072. . Final care entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E. Airline Highway, Gramercy, LA 70052.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 9:30am - 11:00am
    Greater Mt. Calvary Church
    1600 Westwood Drive
    Marrero, LA
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    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
    9:30am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Greater Mt. Calvary Church
    1600 Westwood Drive
    Marrero, LA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
  • Interment

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 |
    St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
    2349 LA-18
    Edgard, LA
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    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

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Yvonne Matthews

May God bless and keep you.
Comment | Posted at 06:06pm via Condolence

DeLisa Rowe-Tate

My Condolences To This Family!🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
Mums was a ton of fun. I will always remember her warm welcoming spirit.
Hold on to the precious memories. She’s with her Brad now. Take Your Rest Mrs. 🌹, you stayed the course and fought a good fight. Glad our journeys crossed path.
Comment | Posted at 11:16pm via Condolence

Joyce Moore

Prayers going up for the family R.I.H ...
God is good all the time, what a Blessing to have your Mather's for soooooooo long..
Comment | Posted at 02:47pm via Condolence

Gina Killebrew

Sending prayers and condolences to the entire family of the loss of "Mum"
Comment | Posted at 01:53pm via Condolence

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