Dorothy Lee Godwin Alexander

April 13, 1921March 13, 2011

Dorothy Alexander, age 89, died Sunday, March 13, 2011 at Whitefield Nursing Home. She was a member of Waldron Street Christian Church. She worked for many years as a receptionist for various doctors and dentist in Corinth.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 2:00 pm at McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors Chapel with Bro. Ted Avant officiating. Burial with be in the Henry Cemetery. Visitation was will be Wednesday, March 16, 2011 from 1:00 pm until service time at the funeral home. There will be a short visitation following the service

She is preceded in death by her parents, Alfred Franklin and Grace Falls Godwin; three brothers, Willie D Godwin, Jack Godwin, and NJ Godwin; and three sisters, Jesse Frances Smith, Laura Patterson, and Patti Godwin.

Survivors include her spouse of 71 years, Irl Thomas Alexander, Sr.; one son, Dr. Tommy Alexanders (Nancy); and one daughter, Lynn Stine (Tommy) all of Corinth; six grandchildren, Rebecca Lynn Stine, Kimberly Dawn Alexander, William Stine (Alice), Deborah Lynn Baugus (Mike), Dana Leigh Laurie (Matt), and Dyana Rae Gates (Kenny); and eight great grandchildren, Trae Stine, Alexander Byrd, Kaleb Byrd, Michael Baugus, Jordan Gates, Aiden Laurie, Madison Gates, and Ashlyn Laurie.

Pallbearers will be William Stine, Mike Baugus, Kenny Gates, and Matt Laurie.

Condolences may be made to


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 16, 2011
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Dorothy Lee Godwin Alexander

have a memory or condolence to add?


receive updates when new memories are posted

Rose Evans

March 26, 2011

Dear Rebecca, Daddy Irl, and family,
I am so sorry for the passing of Mama Dot. You are all in my prayers in addition to prayers from Rebecca's Monday Small Group (MSG) where we were able to hear beautiful stories about her, lift her up in prayer and feel the love that flows in your family.

May God's love and peace comfort you now.

The MSG's -Rose, Judy, Kathleen, Kathy, Linda, Paula, Peggy, Sandy and Juliet.

Rich and Judy Sollinger

March 20, 2011

Lynn and Tommy and Family, we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Renea Wall

March 15, 2011

Mr. Irl, Lynn and Tommy, I am so sorry and my heart goes out to you and your family. Mrs. Dorothy always wore a bright smile that warmed the hearts of all she met. She will be missed. Praying for you.

Gerald McLain POB 73

March 15, 2011

Tommy, I'm sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. My heart goes out to you and your family. If I can be of assistance in any way, please let me know. God bless.

Kori Steed

March 15, 2011

Our deepest sympathy to your family. Mrs. Alexander was loved by many. May the Lord comfort you in your time of grieving.
Shane and Kori Steed
& family

Suzy Cooper

March 15, 2011

Sending my deepest sympathy, I love Mrs. Dorothy and Mr. Irl., they were always a blessing to visit with in Cardiac Rehab. All the family is in my thoughts and Prayers.

From the Staff of McPeters Funeral Directors

March 14, 2011

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.