James Luther ‘Luke’ Alexander

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James Luther ‘Luke’ Alexander, 73, of Jasper, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham.

The family will receive friends today, June 27, 2017, from 6 until 9 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at 2 p.m., with burial at Boldo Cemetery in Jasper. Patrick Benson will officiate.

Alexander was preceded in death by father, Luther Dean Alexander; mother, Sylvia Duena Harris Alexander; grandfather, Drillion Harris; grandmother, Elizabeth Harris; four sisters; and one brother.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Elaine Grassia Alexander of Jasper; daughters, Sylvia Lee (Harold) and Jamie Vanbeek (Daryl); brothers, Jimmy Dale Lay and Johnny Daryl Lay (Sylvia); grandchildren, Brie Padfield, Brittni Roberts, Nicci Vanbeek and Forrest Vanbeek; five great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571