Geraldine Hollifield Alexander (2018-12-27 14:05:34)

Geraldine Hollifield Alexander, age 71, of Kensington Road in Hendersonville, passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at the John F. Keever Solace Center in Asheville.

Born on April 28, 1947 in Mitchell County, she was preceded in death by her father, Fred William Hollifield. She retired from the Henderson County Public School system where she served as a primary school teacher for thirty-seven years. She gave generously of herself providing Christmas for many children and their families. In recent years she has provided boxes designed especially for the nursing home residents.

Left to cherish her memories are her mother; Louise Wilson Hollifield of Fairview; her sister; Debbie Gardner and husband, Tim of Fairview; her nieces; Sarah Presley and husband, Michael of Fairview and Molly Fox and husband, Kenan of Fairview; her grandnieces; Avarie, Andi, Aubree, and grandnephew Lawson; and her loving and dedicated friends.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service honoring the life of Geraldine Alexander on Saturday, December 29, 2018at 2 pm. The service will be held at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church in Little Switzerland, NC with Chaplain Larry Greene officiating. A time to support the family, share memories and receive friends will be on Saturday, December 29, 2018 from 1:00 pm until 2:00pm at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Burnette Cemetery.

Geraldine gave generously to many charities on a regular basis. Therefore in lieu of flowers the family requesting gifts be made to; American Cancer Society 120 Executive Park Bldg.1, Asheville, NC 28801 or the Humane Society of Henderson County, 88 Centipede Lane, Hendersonville, NC 28792.

For directions on GPS put in Chestnut Grove Church Rd., Spruce Pine, NC 28777.

Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website;, selecting Geraldine Alexander’s name and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Hollifield family. Mrs. Alexander’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.

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