Farish Glenn Alexander

April 26, 1940 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Farish Alexander Obituary





Farish Glenn Alexander, 83, of Bridgeport, AL went to his heavenly home on Saturday, January 13, 2024, with his loving family by his side. He enjoyed listening to gospel music and preaching. He enjoyed old movies, but most of all Alabama Football, “Roll Tide”! His greatest joy was being with his family and friends. His infectious charisma and laughter made him a friend of anyone he met. He retired from TVA after working 21+ years as a surveyor. He was a member of Richard City Baptist. He was a member of Nunn-Oden Masonic Lodge 398 in Hartselle, Alabama.


He is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Wanda Faye Alexander; parents, Riggle S. and Lucille Estelle Alexander; a brother, Waymon Alexander.


He is survived by two daughters, Leila (Ronnie) Hambrick and Sheila (Lee) Moore; two sons, Jonathan Alexander and Jeremy (Amber) Alexander; thirteen (13) grandchildren, Kenneth (Tarena), Kristen (Roland), Crystal (David), Haydn, Holly, Zacharie, Destinee; Cayden, Jaxson, Gaubryale, Hunter, Hannah (Josh) and Justin; nine (9) great-grandchildren; two (2) great-great grandchildren; brother, Benard (Robbie) Alexander; sister-in-law, JoAnn Alexander; aunt, Joyce Bowling Smith; along with a host of beloved family members and friends.


Visitation is Thursday, January 18, 2024, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 PM CST at Tate Funeral Home in Jasper, Tennessee.


Funeral service is Thursday, January 18, 2024, at 2:00 PM CST in the Chapel of Tate Funeral Home in Jasper, Tennessee with Bro. Bruce Howland officiating.


Farish will be laid to rest on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper, TN immediately following the funeral service.


Pallbearers are Roland McCoy, Patrick Alexander, Brian Alexander, Cayden Alexander, Chris Gillespie, Jake Beavers. Logan Moore, Josh Farley, and Eric Parker.


Honorary Pallbearers are Kenneth Moore, Haydn, Jaxson, Gaubryale and Hunter Alexander.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Gideon’s International.


Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, 950 Mel Dixon Lane Jasper, Tennessee 37347, 423-942-9500.


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January 18, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Funeral Service
January 18, 2024

2:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Interment following funeral service
January 18, 2024

Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens, Jasper, Tennessee


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