Bennie Earl Alexander
March 22, 1959 - April 30, 2022
Bennie Earl Alexander was born March 22, 1959 to the late I.J. and Henrietta Alexander of Tylertown, MS. He departed this life on Saturday April 30, 2022 at his residence in Bogalusa, LA.
He joined Munt Olive Baptist Church at a early age. He moved to New Orleans, LA in 1984 and resided there for 25 years.
He loved working as a Landscaper, Construction Worker, and Prep cook.
Bennie leaves to cherish his companion of 39 years, Shirley King; a daughter, LaToya King; a granddaughter, Demani King; a God daughter, Ishanteara Varnado; three sisters, Inita (Charles) Alexander, Letricia (late John Magee), Gwen (Johnny C) Gholar; two brothers, Michael (Michelle) Alexander of Austin, TX; Nicholas Bullock of Picayune, MS; one God brother, Douglass Levi; one special friend, Darryl Magee all of Bogalusa, LA; a close nephew, Daron Wells of Baton Rouge, LA; aunts, Seleather Marks, Edgie Crumedy, Beatrice Crumedy all of Tylertown, MS; one uncle, Collis (Yolonda) Crumedy of Tylertown, MS; Pasty (Don) Lewis, Ruthie Rosee Lee King; the entire King/ Levi family a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, I.J. and Henrietta Alexander; two brothers, Ivey J. Alexander, Billy Ray Alexander; a nephew, Ladarrius Alexander, a best friend, Mr. Jeffery Magee; grandmother, Mammie Brown Crumedy; an uncle, Walter Crumedy; special godparents, Bernard (Lola Mae) Magee.
Drive-thru visitation will be held at Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa on Friday, May13, 2022 from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
The funeral service will be held at Crain & Sons Funeral Home, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 1:00 P.M at Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa.
Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton has been entrusted with arrangements.