Dr. Thomas Wilbert Alexander was born September 23,1940 to the parents of Simuel Alexander & Maggie Mae Sanders. To the union were born nine children, two sisters and seven brothers. My parents and all of my siblings have predeceased me.
Dr. Thomas Wilbert Alexander is a Retired SMSgt from the United States Air Force on July 31,1986. He was awarded many decorations. He also was a Vietnam Veteran and a life time member of VFW Post 9832. While on active duty he held the following positions: Presidential Protection Detail, Shift supervisor, Armed Forces Police, Military Training Instructor, Flight Commander, Training Superintendent, Military Police Investigator, Superintendent of Law Enforcement, Operations Manager & Chief, Administrative Security.
He was an ordained deacon formerly of Virden Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Jackson MS. He was an active member of Memorial Service A.M.E church in Jackson M.S. under the leadership of Rev. (Dr.) Boyd. After a brief period of retirement, he was employed briefly in the private sector until employed by the City of Jackson Police Department, where he held positions as; Crime Prevention Specialist, Supply Officer, and Records Manger, retiring a second time in December 2002. He held the following degrees; Master & Doctorate of Theology as well as other certificates of achievements.
Dr. Thomas Alexander was preceded in death by the love of his life Erma Jean Alexander as well as two of his children Timothy Fleming & Joann Newsome. Mourning his departure but cherishing his love are daughters: Gloria Cook (Lemuel Cook), Toni Clements. He leaves behind his love for his 8 grandchildren: Terrance Joyner, Isiah Clements, Kimberly Cook, Tamara Cook, Michael Eugene Newsome, Charles Lee Newsome Jr., Michelle O'Riordan, Megan Reiter. He also leaves behind a host of great grandchildren as well as two great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews & friends.
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