Holly Springs Funeral Home

Verna Mae Rogers McAlexander

Verna Mae Rogers McAlexander
Verna Mae Rogers McAlexander, 88, passed away July 1, 2019 at Hermitage
Gardens in Oxford surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept. 26,
1930 to John Daniel Rogers and Bennie Elizabeth Brown Rogers in Benton
County. Verna moved to Holly Springs at the age of 16 with her sister to
begin nursing school in 1947 at the North Mississippi Hospital. She
graduated in 1950 and began her nursing career of 58 years in Holly
Springs. She continued her career at the Marshall County Hospital,
Marshall County Health Department, Home Health and the Marshall County
School system as the school nurse. She spent many hours caring for in-home
patients in and around Holly Springs and Marshall County. She was a member
of Red Banks Baptist Church, the Pilot Club and the Holly Springs Garden
Club. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Robert “Bob”
Marion McAlexander, her parents John Daniel Rogers and Bennie Elizabeth
Brown Rogers; brothers, Ferrell, W.B., Bobby, Charles Rogers and
daughter-in-law Martha Hurdle McAlexander. She leaves five children,
Dianne Dickerson, Bobby McAlexander, Larry (Farrah) McAlexander, Brenda
(Ronnie) Shaw, Doug (Lyla) McAlexander; sister, Martha Jean Rogers
DeBerry; 13 grandchildren and spouses; three step-grandchildren; 25
great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren and numerous nieces
and nephews. Service was held Friday, July 5, 2019 at Holly Springs
Funeral Home. The family requests that memorials be sent to St. Jude
Children’s Hospital and LeBonheur Children’s Hospital.

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Tammy Bray

7/5/2019 7:22:52 PM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your sweet family.