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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Mattie Imogene Alexander

  • Mattie Imogene Alexander, 84 of Harrisburg, passed away at 1:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Shawnee Rose Care Center in Harrisburg.
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  • Mattie Imogene Alexander, 84 of Harrisburg, passed away at 1:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Shawnee Rose Care Center in Harrisburg.
    Mattie was born on Feb. 16, 1928, in Hardin County to the late Selby and Bertha (Lamb) Ledbetter.  In 1948 she married William Alexander and he preceded her in death in 1991. She worked at Jon’s Café, the Barbeque Barn, and K-Mart.
    Surviving family members include her daughter, Judith Alexander, Chicago; son, William (Madonna) Alexander, Chicago; daughter, Roxanne (Jason) Ferguson, Marion; five grandchildren, John (Andrea) Eccardt, Michael (Angelique) Eccardt, Aaron Ferguson, Elliot Alexander, and Andrew Alexander; two great-grandchildren, Alessandra Eccardt, and Ava Eccardt; brother, Clarence (Patsy) Ledbetter, Cave-In-Rock; sister, Kathleen Winters of Junction; brother, Bob (Carol) Ledbetter of St. Louis; sister, Ruth McGowen, Florida; sister-in-law, Betty Ledbetter, Harrisburg; several nieces and nephews.
    Mattie was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Richard Ledbetter; sister, Maxine Meyer; three brothers-in-law, Leonard Winters, John Meyer, and Norman McGowen.
    Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. The Rev. Lowell “Butch” Gowins will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg.  Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Ridgewood Memorial Park in Des Plaines. Burial will follow in Ridgewood Memorial Park in Des Plaines. Condolences may be sent to the family through the obituary page at www.reedfuneralchapel.com.
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