Obituary for Zelda Milliken Alexander

    • Name: Zelda Milliken Alexander
    • Home Town: Shallotte Point, NC
    • Date of Death: 02/07/2019
    • Birth Place: Brunswick County, NC
    • Birth Date: 04/13/1928
    • Service Date: 02/10/2019 at 02:00 PM
    • Visit Date: 02/10/2019
    • Visit Times: 12:30 - 2:00 PM
    • Service Place: Village Point United Methodist Church

    Zelda M. Alexander, 90, Shallotte, NC died on February 7, 2019.

    Born in Brunswick County on April 13, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Charles R. Milliken and Lena Register Milliken. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Maria Yevette Alexander; a brother, Rudy Milliken; and a sister, Lena Belle Williams.

    She was a retired telephone operator and largest supporter of her husband in all his activities.

    Surviving are her husband of 70 years, Billy L. “Bill” Alexander; son, Charles Anthony “Tony” Alexander and wife Cindy,  of Wilmington, NC; grandchildren, Holly Alexander and Ryan Alexander; great grandchildren, Logan Alexander, Gavin Carlisle, Sophia Alexander and Mason Alexander; and numerous friends in the Shallotte Point area including five nieces and nephews and their families.

    A Celebration of Life will be conducted Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in Village Point United Methodist Church.

    The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the church.

    Memorials may be directed to Lower Cape Fear Hospice “Brunswick House” 1414 Physician’s Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401 and/or Village Point UMC, 1392 Village Point Road, SW, Shallotte, NC 28470

    Online condolences may be made to the family at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte


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