Betty Jean Alexander

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Betty Jean Alexander went home Jan. 1, at St. Joseph East Hospital. Betty was born in Newton, Iowa, on Jan. 15, 1925.

She is survived by her two children Linda Alexander, Lancaster, Ky., and Jim Alexander of Lexington. She is also survived by Jimís two children and their spouses, Karey Alexander Nevels and Justin, of Knoxville, Tenn., and Tyler and Sarah Alexander of Lexington.

During her life, she excelled at making everyone around her feel loved and appreciated. She never met a stranger and leaves behind great friends everywhere she lived, but most recently at Churchill Crossings in Nicholasville, and at Hartland Hills in Lexington. She taught numerous Sunday School classes, sang in many church choirs and choruses, lead several Girl Scout troops, enjoyed ballroom and square dancing, sewing, knitting and recently became an avid reader. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Nicholasville, Ky., and enjoyed knitting with Warm Up America. To everyone who knew her, she leaves a legacy of faith, love and hope. Throughout her life, right up to her journey home, she was a positive, loving mother, grandmother and friend.

The family will host a committal service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, at Moore Cemetery in Nevada, where her ashes will be laid to rest with her husband. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday at Ferry Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Nicholasville United Methodist Church in Nicholasville, Ky.

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