Mary Lou Alexander, 74, died July 13, 2015 at her home in Ozark, Missouri. She was born on October 7, 1940 at Satanta, the daughter of Adlai and Mary Lucinda (Orrell) Decker.
Mary Lou grew up in Satanta and graduated from Satanta High School. She married Charles Dwain Alexander. Mary Lou was a staff accountant for over 40 years.
She was a member of the Church of Christ of Satanta.
In addition to her husband, Charles Dwain Alexander, Mary Lou is survived by one son, James Edward Alexander and wife Julie of Sierra Vista, Arizona; two grandchildren, Rachel Jewel Alexander and David Jamison Alexander both of Sierra Vista, Arizona; three brothers, Gene Decker of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Dale Decker and wife Sue of Hugoton, and Lloyd Decker and wife Sharen of Satanta; one sister-in-law, Ardith Rose Decker of Tulsa, and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and their families. She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Marion and wives Pauline and Wanda and Alva Decker; three sisters, Lena Mae Davis and husband Roy, Betty Hale and husband Woodrow, and Ruth Dale; and one sister-in-law, Barbara Decker.
Funeral service will be held at Church of Christ in Satanta on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 2:00 PM. Burial will follow at Dudley Township Cemetery in Satanta. Visitation will be at Church of Christ in Satanta on Friday, July 17, 2015 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM with the family receiving friends from 5-6 PM. Memorials are suggested to Satanta Church of Christ or Wounded Warrior Project in care of Swaim Funeral Chapel, Sublette – PO Box 544 – Sublette, KS 67877. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.