OSCAR CARL ALEXANDER
Funeral services for Oscar Carl Alexander, 91, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague. Bro. Clayton Smith and Bro. Ed Ridge officiated. Interment followed the services at Driver Cemetery with Masonic Graveside Rites.
Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday with the family present at the funeral home.
Mr. Alexander passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021, at his home near Streetman, tended to by his loving wife of 67 years; one day before their 68th anniversary.
He was born in Attala County, Miss. on July 29, 1929, grew up there and entered into the U. S. Army where he was stationed in Korea for two years during the Korean War. He married June West of Teague on May 30, 1953. The couple lived in Dallas and later Memphis, Tenn., before returning to Teague in 1961 to go into a business partnership selling auto parts. By 1970, Mr. Alexander had bought out his partners and changed the name of the company to Carl’s Auto Parts. He sold the business in 1984, but remained working there for several years and later worked for Leon’s Garage part-time before he retired. Mr. Alexander was a member of Cotton Gin Masonic Lodge #154 for over 34 years, and a member of First Baptist Church of Streetman.
He is survived by his faithful and loving wife, June Alexander; three daughters, Carla Wettermark, Joyce Hubert and husband Mike, and Terri Higdon; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews, and an abundance of friends.
Mr. Alexander was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Howard and Alma Rivers Alexander; two sisters, Nellie Norwood and Loree Cody; and one brother, Joe Alexander.
The family requests memorials be made to the Wounded Warrior Project online at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
Please visit our website at www.bowersfuneralhome.net to sign the memorial guestbook or leave a message for the family.
Bowers Funeral Home
900 U. S. Hwy 84 West
Teague, Texas 75860