Nina Mae Alexander

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Nina Mae Alexander, 88, of Shell Knob, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021, at Republic Nursing and Rehab in Republic.

She was born Feb. 14, 1933, in Akron, Colo., the daughter of Leroy and Velma (Cox) Loney, who preceded her in death. In 1952, she was united in marriage to Clifford Wayne Collinge and to this union three children were born. In 1975, she was united in marriage to Hurley R. Edwards who preceded her in death in 1986. On Sept. 24, 1988, in Springfield, she was united in marriage to Lonnie R. Alexander who preceded her in death in 2004. Also preceding her in death were one son, Kenneth Charles Collinge, four brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include: one son, Daniel Ray Collinge and his wife Debbie of Springfield, and one daughter, Beverly Ann Rees and her husband Tom of Shell Knob, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She received her education in Baldwin, Kan., graduating from Baldwin High School. She worked in the restaurant business for twenty years. She moved to Shell Knob in 2011. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 17, at First Christian Church in Shell Knob. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.

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