Morris Wayne Alexander

November 30, 1939August 12, 2012

Morris Wayne Alexander

Morris Wayne Alexander, 74, owner of the DeQuincy Flower Shop for the past 50 years died Sunday night, Aug. 12, 2012, in a local hospital after a long illness. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Aug. 15, from 5-10 p.m. at Hixson-Snider Funeral Home with a 7:15 p.m Rosary, and and will continue Thursday, Aug. 16, from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The funeral service will be held Thursday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church. Burial will be in Royer Cemetery in Sulphur. Morris Wayne Alexander was born Nov. 30, 1939 in Sulphur, the son of Bruce and Mildred Alexander. He graduated from Sulphur High School in 1958 and married his high school sweetheart, Louise Mary Corner, on June 4, 1959. He grew up in Sulphur where he helped his family with farming, cattle drives, and worked at Sulphur Florist. He and his family moved to DeQuincy in 1965 where, in addition to owning and operating DeQuincy Flower Shop, he also drove a Calcasieu Parish school bus, helped with Little Theatre of DeQuincy, was a parishioner of Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church, a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #8805, DeQuincy Jaycees, Woodmen of the World, Southwest Louisiana Florist Association and Southwest Louisiana Nurserymen Association. He was also a photographer; loved raising plants and watching them grow and teaching others how to do it; was a creative floral designer; and enjoyed the outdoors including hunting and fishing. He was a family man who enjoyed watching his grandsons play sports and spending time with family and friends. He is survived by two daughters, Charlotte Clark and husband Ron of Ragley, and Judy Alexander of DeQuincy; two grandsons, Gary and David Williams of DeQuincy; and a very special friend, Yvonne Theriot with whom he enjoyed the remainder of his life after the death of his wife in 2007; two brothers, Eddie Alexander of Sulphur, Lee Alexander and wife, Gene of Lafayette; two sisters-in- law, Joe Ann Alexander of Downsville, Emma Bauer and husband Ronald of DeQuincy; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Mary Corner Alexander; parents, Mildred Fasske and Bruce Alexander; brother, Charles Alexander; and two sisters-in-law, Bobbie Alexander and Lucille LeJeune


  • Visitation Wednesday, August 15, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 16, 2012
  • Rosary Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Morris Wayne Alexander

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LaBreeska Hall

September 3, 2012

So sorry to hear of your loss. I just found out today. I would have been there. I will be praying for your family. LaBreeska "Breezy" Hall
Former Employee

Robbie Clark

August 17, 2012

My prayers and thoughts are with youll........

Judy Alexander Juhl

August 16, 2012

Sorry to hear about your loss . My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Morris Wayne is my first cousin didn't get to spend a lot of time growing up around him but i remeber him dearly. And especially Uncle Bruce and Aunt Mildred . I kinda grew up in the flower shop working for them. Lot's of good memories. My dad (Uncle Red) thought a lot of him very well. I enjoy the pictures brought back some good memories. God Bless you All!!!
Judy (Alexander) Juhl
Medford, Ok

August 16, 2012

Charlotte & Judy,
Our prayers and thoughts are with you both. Know that he is at peace and with your Mom. I know that your hearts are broken now and it will take time for you to heal. Remember that our Lord will carry you through this time grief all you have to do is ask Him for help.
Dorothy & Steve Hebert and Yvonne Alexander (Ragley)

Pam Courmier

August 14, 2012

Charlotte and Judy; my prayers to both of yall; may each of you remember the great memories an treasure them with in your hearts during your time of loss. He was always so sweet and precious to our family; Love to you both: Yall are in my prayers. Much Love, Pam Courmier

Cindy Treme

August 14, 2012

I was sorry to hear of your loss. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God grant you the ability to make each memory you have last even longer.

Teresa Kelley

August 14, 2012

Charlotte, Judy, Gary, David, and Ms Vera, my prayers and thoughts have been with you,and will remain with you all. I love and appreciate all of you, and I loved and appreciated your dad. He was always awesome to me, especially when I was hurting.