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Helen Alexander

CHESTER -- Mrs. Helen Patrick Alexander, 75, of 2750 Quinn Road died Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital in Columbia, S.C.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at West Chester Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jeff Williams, the Rev. Bob Finley and the Rev. Mike Lowery officiating. Burial will be at Zion Cemetery.

A native of Chester, S.C., Mrs. Alexander was a daughter of the late Clyde and Mary Lou Love Patrick. She was a graduate of Chester High School and retired from Oxford Industries. She was a member of West Chester Baptist Church. Mrs. Alexander was a former Sunday School teacher having taught many years. She was a loving and caring Christian woman.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Mack Alexander Jr.; three daughters, Joyce A. Martin, June A. Watson and Shirley A. Brown, all of Chester, S.C.; one sister, Gladys P. Winter of Columbia, S.C.; one brother, John R. Patrick of Chester; five grandchildren, Paul Martin, Carolyn Logan, Rebecca Eifert, Beverly Brown and Matthew Watson, all of Chester; and three great-grandchildren, Isaac Logan, Brandon Martin and Braden Brown, all of Chester.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Barron Funeral Home, 133 Wylie St., Chester.

Memorials may be made to West Chester Baptist Church Parsonage Fund, 1898 Pinckney Road, Chester, SC 29706.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.