Teresa Ann Billings Alexander

Published 10:13 am Monday, April 22, 2019

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Mrs. Teresa Ann Billings Alexander, 57, of Mocksville, died on April 20, 2019, at her home.

She was born Feb. 22, 1962, in Sparta. She was the wife and best friend of her love of 34 years, Ricky W. Alexander. She was a dedicated mother and treasured her children as her greatest blessings. She perfectly fit her role as “Gigi” and valued every moment she spent with her granddaughter. She was a loved friend and cherished those she was honored to call such. She was a woman of humility, faith, and love. As a servant to the Lord, she passed seeking to do His will and honor His great commission. She was a member, Sunday school teacher, and choir member of Ijames Baptist Church and appreciated them as her family in Christ. She enjoyed her work as a medical coder, with 20 years at Wake Forest Baptist Health following 15 years at Piedmont Airlines. She was a graduate of Starmount High School in 1980, and of Wilkes Community College in 1982, attaining an associate’s degree in computer programming. She loved to sing, enjoyed time walking outdoors, and reading, growing in God’s Word.

She was preceded in death by her father, Luther Dale Billings; and her father-in-law, Robert William Alexander.

Survivors: her husband, Ricky Wailor Alexander of the home; 2 daughters, Amy Woodfin (John) of Advance and Sarah Pearce (Caleb) of Arden; her mother, Betty Ann Spainhour Billings of Clemmons; a granddaughter, Lyla Ann Woodfin; a sister, Beth Ladd (Doug) of Raleigh; paternal grandmother, Ruby Billings of Sparta; mother-in-law, Annie Sue Alexander of Elkin; 2 nieces; a nephew; brother-in-law, Bobby Alexander of Hayes; stepmother, Louise Billings of Kernersville; as well as 3 granddogs.

A celebration of life will be conducted at 3 p.m., Tuesday, April 23 at Ijames Crossroads Baptist Church with John Woodfin officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Elkin. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.