Odessa “OD” Alexander

Published 9:33 am Thursday, April 14, 2016

Odessa “OD” Alexander died Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Merit Health River Region Medical Center. She was 54.

Ms. Alexander was born Jan. 11, 1962, in Vicksburg to Mytell Alexander and the late Samuel Alexander Sr., and was a member of Greater Jerusalem Church in Vicksburg.

Besides her father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Hargrove; and a brother, Samuel “Yank” Alexander.

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Survivors include her mother, Mytell Alexander of Vicksburg; two daughters, Victoria Alexander Conner of Jackson and Urania Stewart of New Orleans; three sons, Morris Alexander and Edward Alexander, both of Vicksburg, and Marcell Alexander of Jackson; brothers, Samuel Alexander Jr., Gregory Alexander and Paul Alexander, all of Vicksburg; sister, Mary Alexander of Jackson; 11 grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 16, 2015, at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Barrett Lewis officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.