James Luther ‘Luke’ Alexander


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