Jocelyn Elaine (Byrd) AlexanderFebruary 3, 1955 ~ October 26, 2017 (age 62)
Spartanburg, SC -
Jocelyn Elaine Byrd Alexander, 62, entered eternal rest Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Spartanburg Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Richard and Walter Mary Long Byrd all natives of Spartanburg, SC. She was formally employed as a Youth Counselor at the School of the Deaf & Blind until she became a home engineer to rear and take care of their two biological daughters: Jasmine Alexander of Atlanta, GA and Jonquil Alexander of Spartanburg, SC; three additional adopted daughters: Melissa Watson, Asia Thomas Alexander and April Bryd all of Spartanburg, SC; in addition to her husband, James Alexander and daughters Jocelyn is survived by two brothers: Gary Byrd and Walter Byrd of Spartanburg, SC; three sisters: Linda Watson of Augusta, GA; Lisa Byrd of Roebuck, SC; and Sharon Byrd of Spartanburg, SC; and her four legged puppy, Casper Alexander of the home and a host of other relatives and friends.
Jocelyn was preceded in death by her sister: Yvonne Byrd and one nephew: Marcus W. Byrd who was also like a son to her.
Jocelyn was a faithful member of Destiny Fellowship Church of Roebuck, SC under the Leadership of Pastor Dr. B.K. Waters.
Final Services Honoring the Life Journey of Jocelyn Elaine Byrd Alexander will be 11AM Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Destiny Fellowship Church 3825 S. Church Street Ext of Roebuck, SC with internment to follow at Foster Chapel Baptist Church 2800 Highway 215 of Roebuck, SC. Pastor Dr. B.K. Waters will officiate.
The family is receiving friends at the home of her mother-in-law, Mrs. Ola Mae Alexander of 1327 Old Anderson Mill Road of Moore, SC.
First Family Funeral Home is serving the family.