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Newport Independent - Newport, AR
  • Michael Lynn Alexander

  • Michael Lynn Alexander, 60, born April 19, 1952, in Newport to Troy Otis Alexander and Dovie Alene Gist, was raised in Swifton and lived most of his life in Jonesboro.
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  • He died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at his home. Michael was a Cherokee Village Police Officer and a Mason.  He retired from Southwestern Bell prior to becoming a police officer.
    Survivors include daughters, Jackie Brickey of Jonesboro, and Kasey (Adam) Carter of Cherokee Village; granddaughters, Kylie and Courtney Brickey of Jonesboro, and Addaline Carter of Cherokee Village; sisters, Claudette Hackworth of Pocahontas, and Linda Clayton of North Little Rock; brothers, David Brown of Swifton, Joe and David Alexander of Cash; and nieces and nephews.
    Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 at Emerson Funeral Home in Jonesboro.  Funeral services will be there at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 with Chris Clem officiating.  Burial will be in Swifton City Cemetery.
    Pallbearers are Steve Barkley, Randy Jumper, Ronnie Russell, Monte Lane, Wendell Lane, Bryan Buchanan, Chris Spurlock, and Shane Hightower. Honorary Pallbearers include Keith Neely and Michael Barkley.
    If you would like to make a donation in lieu of flowers please donate to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 1 Children's Way, Little Rock, AR 72202-3591 (501) 364-1100.
    To sign online guest book go to www.emersonfuneralhome.com.

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