Carla Jean Alexander, 62, of Lawrenceville went home to her Lord and Savior on September 21, 2016. Born in Illinois, she lived in Gwinnett County most of her life. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Ella Flannigan; brother, Gary Flannigan; granddaughter, Lilly Alexander; and grandson, Michael Alexander, Jr. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, James Alexander, Jr.; children, Amy (James) Viars of Powell, TN; and Michael (Paige) Alexander of Cumming, GA; granddaughter, Madeline Alexander; siblings, Leland (Carol) Flannigan, Frankfort, IL; Robert (Sheila) Flannigan, Decatur, TN; Linda Flannigan, Decatur, TN; Patricia (Eddie) Poole, Ringgold, GA; and Nancy (Steve) Roach, Harrison, TN; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at 1:00 p.m., at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.

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  1. Amy, we are all so sorry about your mom. No words can provide enough comfort, but we are praying for you and are here for anything you and the family may need.

  2. Amy, my heart breaks for you and your family. You all will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if you need anything.

  3. Amy,
    We are so sorry for your loss and keeping you and your family in our prayers. Let us know what we can do.
    Arlene and the university partnerships office group

  4. Jim, Amy & Michael, I know how hard this journey has been for all of you, she is now in a happier place. You sadly lost a loving wife, & mother, and I lost a wonderful sister. You all are in my thoughts & prayers. Love you all

  5. My sincerest condolences for Jim, Amy and Michael. She was a very special person who loved her kids and familywith all of her heart. She will be missed by all of us. She is at peace now and with her parents, brother and her grandchildren. She is surrounded by love in heaven and here on this earth.

  6. My sincerest thoughts and prayers are with all of Carla-Jean’s family and friends.
    Michael, may God be with you and thank you for including me in a small part of your journey thru your mom’s illness. I am very sorry for your loss but happy that your mom is now at peace and no longer in pain. And while you mourn her passing, we can all celebrate her homecoming.
    God be with you and all of your family and friends

  7. James, Amy & Michael, Our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family. We know it never been easy losing a love one. We have known Carla for the last 20 years, and Carla had always been very kind and loving to us. She is now in a better place, we pray her rest in peace and she will always be in our hearts..

  8. I was filled with such sadness to hear of Carla’s passing. She was such as sweet, caring lady. I had the pleasure of working with Carla for 7 sevens. I was immediately drawn to her at work because she possessed some of the same kind, loving qualities as my mother. She was a great friend and I enjoyed being in her company. She will be deeply missed and always remembered. My deepest sympathies to the Alexander family.

  9. I am so sorry to hear about Carla. I worked with Carla for almost 12 years. Some of those years, we shared an office. We would share stories of our families at happy times and sad. She was so proud of her family, especially, Amy’s and Michael’s accomplishments.. We talked about her little dogs. My thoughts and prayers are with Carla’s family.

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