December 4, 1943 - November 15, 2021
ALEXANDER, Deacon Marvin Sr. - Age 77, passed away Monday, November 15, 2021 at his residence. Family hour 10:00 AM Wednesday, November 24, 2021 from Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church, 3502 Lapeer Rd., with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM. Rev. Rabon Turner, officiating. Interment Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Rd., Holly, MI. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the church 10:00 AM Wednesday. Dea. Alexander will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., and may be viewed from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM Tuesday. Deacon Marvin Anthony Alexander was born December 4, 1943 in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of Jethro Alexander and Ollie Henderson. Marvin was a resident of Flint, Michigan and a member of Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church for over 40 years where he served as a Usher and Deacon. He graduated from Manassas High School, “Class of 1962” in Memphis, TN. Marvin received an Honorable Discharge from the United States Army in 1971. He was employed as a Tool & Die Maker at Grand Blanc Metal Center, a division of General Motors Corporation where he retired in 1998 after 30 years of service. Marvin was loving, caring, gentle by nature, humble wise and a friend to all. Deacon Marvin Anthony Alexander leaves to cherish his memory: wife of 55 years, Carol Ann Alexander of Flint; 2 sons, Marvin Anthony Alexander Jr. of Flushing, MI and Christopher Arthur Alexander; granddaughter, Michaela Abraham; great-granddaughter, Amina Thompson; sister, Norma Jean Taylor, all of Flint; 5 nieces, Donna Taylor, Vickie Alexander, Tracy Alexander, Pam Alexander and Lana Alexander; nephews, Jethro Alexander III of Memphis, TN; 11 cousins including, Victor Alexander Sr., Deborah Fisher (Alexander), both of Nashville, TN, Gerald Alexander Sr. of Detroit, MI; sisters-in-law, Barbara (William) Preston of Ann Arbor, MI, Maxine (Garien) Campbell of Toledo, OH and Dolores Turner; brother-in-law, James Turner, both of Ann Arbor, MI; a host of other relatives and friends including special friends, Cornelius Williams, Donald Brown, Larry Moon, Marvin Jennings Sr., Albert Mason, Men of GEBC, Fishing Trip Crew and McDonald’s Crew. Deacon Alexander was preceded in death by his parents, Jethro Alexander and Ollie Henderson; 3 brothers, Dillard Alexander, Willie Joe Alexander and Jethro Alexander; 3 uncles, Vernon Alexander, Maurice Alexander and James Alexander; mother and father-in-law, Arthur and Maxine Preston. The family would like to express special thanks to Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church, Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, Al Coney-Day Sitter, Comfort Keeper, Laureace Alexander.
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