Malta Dyer Alexander of East Lynn

Malta Dyer Alexander, 79 of East Lynn, WV, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted noon Friday, March 4, 2011 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel by Brother Don Mills, Brother Hugh Merritt and Elder Keith Johnson. Burial will follow at Finley Cemetery, East Lynn, WV. She was born December 12, 1931 in East Lynn, WV, a daughter of Jennings and Sletha Jane Adkins Dyer. Her husband, Clayton “Gene” Alexander also preceded her in death, along with a sister, Joyce Margaret Whited. Malta was a homemaker and member of the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Anna Jean Robinette of Ashland, KY, Lucy Jane Alexander (Jerry Blessitt) of East Lynn, WV; a sister, Louisa Jane Napier of Huntington, WV; a brother, Ernest Bill Dyer of Van Lear, KY; two grandchildren, Alex Hackney (Crystal), Andrea Emalta Whitt (Joe); two great-grandchildren, Haley Nicole and Adrian Alexander; and a host of additional family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 pm Thursday at Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, WV.