Jean R. Alexander passed away on October 7, 2018 at Agrace Hospice in Madison, WI.
Jean was born May 2, 1939 to Solomon and Frances Clark Richardson in Charleston, SC. Jean was very active in her church activities that included her service as a trustee emeritus, stewardess and missionary. Jean also participated in the choir and as an usher.
During Jean’s youth, she enjoyed playing basketball and had a passion for singing, dancing and she also enjoyed bowling. Jean worked at GTE as a Customer Service Representative until she retired.
Jean is survived by her husband of 54 years, Myzell and their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren: Kevin (Kathy) Alexander- Farmington, MN - Hailey, Hannah, Caitlin (Dillan), Cooper and Parker; Theresa (Kenneth) Wood - Covington, GA- Evan and Mason; Michael (Laura) Alexander- Denver, CO- Isis (Titus) and Adriana; Marcus Alexander – Madison, WI – Ashley, Jasmine (Hakeem), Kaitlin, Whitney and Nevaeh; Rachel Richardson – Madison, WI – Brooklyn, Kaelyn and Mark. Siblings: Robert Richardson (South Orange, NJ); Louis (Vikki) Richardson -Las Vegas, NV; Naquita Parker Richardson(Las Vegas, NV); Ann Richardson (Madison, WI); Carl (Sharon) Richardson - Douglasville, GA; Eleanor(Graylin) Nelson- Charleston, SC and several nieces, nephews and countless friends.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, from 11am – 12pm, service will begin at 12pm at St. Paul AME Church located at 4525 Diamond Dr. Madison, WI 53714 and the burial will follow at Sunset Gardens located at 7302 Mineral Point Rd, Madison, WI 53717. The Repass will immediately follow the burial at St. Paul AME Church.