Marie Carol Welch Alexander

Marie Carol Welch Alexander

December 08, 1935 - May 02, 2020
North Chesterfield, VA

Marie Carol Welch Alexander

December 08, 1935 - May 02, 2020
North Chesterfield, VA


Marie Carroll Welch Alexander, 84, departed this world on Saturday, May 2, 2020. She was born on December 8, 1935 to Robert Charles Welch and Beulah Estelle Thornton Welch. She was preceded in death by six of her siblings and is survived by her youngest sister, Barbara Welch Zuback. She is also survived by her six children: Edward Alexander, Jr., Ivan Alexander, Donna Alexander (Gene Gourley), Andrew Alexander, Shelley Alexander, and Emmet Alexander; her eight grandchildren: Alexander Forti (Amber), Nicholas Forti (Sarah), Katherine Forti-Vargas (Ramon), Ian Alexander, Drew Sober, Madalyne Sober, Grey Gourley, Emmet “Alex” Alexander, Jr; and her four great-grandchildren: Tyler Forti, Josephina Vargas, Emelia Vargas, and Bryce Forti. Marie was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother. A member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, her faith was a source of comfort and strength for her. She served her community as a long-time educator in Chesterfield County schools, working as a teacher, substitute teacher, and tutor. She graduated from John Tyler Community College and Virginia Commonwealth University with a bachelor”™s degree in education followed by graduate work in education, earning several endorsements. Her students loved her. Her family, many friends, and her children”™s friends will remember fondly her cheerfulness, friendliness, and caring demeanor. She will be dearly missed. A graveside is scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park

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    “Each evening, from December to December,
    Before you drift to sleep upon your cot,
    Think back on all the tales that you remember Of Camelot.
    Ask every person if he’s heard the story,
    And tell it strong and clear if he has not,
    That once there was a fleeting wisp of glory called Camelot.
    Don’t let it be forgot
    That once there was a spot
    For one brief shining moment that was known as Camelot.”

  2. Mary Ann says:

    Ave Maria (Latin Text)

    Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum.
    Benedicta tu in mulieribus,
    et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus.
    Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,
    ora pro nobis peccatoribus,
    nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.

    Ave Maria

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers of support for you and your family.


  4. Shelley your family is in my prayers .Hugs good speed to your mom ..

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