Bessie Mae Alexander, 94, Crofton, died at 10:37 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Crofton Baptist Church with the Rev. Rick Hatley officiating.

Burial will follow in Ridgetop Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour. Dogwood Funerals and Cremations of Crofton is in charge of the arrangements.

A native of Mortons Gap, she was born Nov. 11, 1925, the daughter of the late Clint Almon and Mattie May Lovin.

She was a seamstress and homemaker. She was the oldest living member of the Crofton Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Hugh Speed Gilkey; her second husband, Kendall Lyell Alexander; her daughter, Melinda Kay Alexander; her brothers, Charles Everett Almon, Bobby Wilson Almon and Jerry Wayne Almon; and a sister, Hilda Joyce Farris.

Survivors include her sons, David Hugh (Carolyn) Gilkey, Hopkinsville, Kendall (Brenda) Alexander, Crofton, Joey (Lori) Alexander, and Wendall (Kelly) Alexander, Crofton; sisters, Madolyn Stringer, Earlington, and Vanita Cullen, Port Orange, Fla.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Crofton Baptist Church Building Fund.

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