Leonard Joe Alderson, Jr., age 58, died Sunday, Jan. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. in Konawa, under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home, in Konawa. She is preceded in death by her parents and sister Eula Mae Johnson. Thursday, April 23, 2009, at Sand Creek Cemetery, in Cromwell, with Dr. He was a retired maintenance technician at Central State Hospital, in Norman, where he retired after 21 years of public service in 1983.He was also a retired member of the Oklahoma National Guard and was honorably discharged Feb. He is survived by his sons, Raymond Alexander, of Sturgeon, Mo., Marvin Alexander, of Shawnee, Paul Alexander, of Tecumseh, and David Alexander, of Hartsville, Tenn.; daughter, Bonnie Gibson, of Mounds; 27 grandchildren; 36 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. Pallbearers will be: Chris Hays, Jimmy Gibson II., Paul Alexander Jr., Gary Tilkens, Taz Alexander and Jason Alexander. He will be taken to the home on Thursday, Nov.19, 2009 for an evening wake service.20, 2009, at the Swearingen Funeral Chapel with Rev. Interment will follow at Jones Family Cemetery, in Seminole County. He was born June 17, 1935 to Willie and Jane Alexander.He was raised in Lula, and graduated from Lula High School. He was a bass singer in a few gospel quartets in the Wewoka area.She was a wonderful loving mother, grandmother and friend, she will be missed dearly.A memorial service was held Thursday July 9, 2009 at 4 p.m. She served as secretary of the Benevolent Fund, was a member of the Sunday School and ladies missionary society. She is preceded in death by her parents, brother, L. Interment will follow at Wisner Cemetery, in Wetumka.He worked for Southwestern Bell as a Service Technician for 39 years before retiring in 1995. He is survived by his mother, Charlotte Alderson, of Maud; son, Travis Sean Alderson, of Maud; daughter, Summer Artensia Alderson, of Shawnee; sister, Charlotte Ann Shelley, of Maud; and two grandchildren; He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard Joe Alderson, and his wife, Frankie Jo Alderson.He loved the lake, especially his place at Texoma Lake. He enjoyed the times spent with his family, especially with his grandchildren. Pallbearers are Frankie Walker, Mark Copeland, Billy Freeman, Wichita Blaine, Larry Bear, Fussy Lowery, and Burt Talbear.
He married Katherine Jo Hawkins March, 2, 1967, in Midwest City.Sunday, June 28, 2009, at Middle Creek #2 Baptist Church. Pallbearers will be Tommy Wolfe, Tony Walker, Gilbert Walker, Steve Walker, Squegee Yargee, and Brian Alexander.