{ March 25, 1958 - May 12, 2022 }

James Reace Alexander passed from this life on May 12, 2022, in Ramer, Tennessee at the age of 64. He was born March 25, 1958, in Memphis, TN, the son of the late Redus Alexander and Pauline Lang Alexander.

James was united in marriage to Sheila Morris on April 27, 2013. He was a member of the Stantonville Methodist Church in Stantonville, Tennessee. He retired from the trucking industry, working mostly for STI Transport in West Memphis, AR. He served in the United States Army. He was a former Police Chief in LePanto, AR. He was an avid bowler, loved fishing and golfing.

He is survived by his wife, Sheila Alexander of Ramer, TN; a daughter, Dena Walker and husband Ryan of Nesbit, MS; a son, Charlie Alexander and wife Beth of Olive Branch, MS; a sister, Kaye Brasfield of Memphis, TN; more like a mother than a mother-in-law, Rheba Morris of Ramer, TN; a grandson, Zack Walker; four granddaughters: Livi Alexander, Cami Walker, Avery Alexander, Oaklie Alexander; beloved cousin, Trish Degraw; and a large host of family and friends who loved him dearly.

Visitation were held on Sunday, May 15, 2022, from 2 pm until services at 3 pm, all held at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Selmer, Tennessee, with Tony Newman, Dr. Toni Meek officiating. Interment followed in the Mars Hill Cemetery at Adamsville, Tennessee.

Memorials may be made to a Disabled Veterans Organization.