Funeral services for Andrew Nourse Alexander, III, 70, will be at 6:00 pm Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at St. James Episcopal Church in Greenville, MS. Visitation will be at the church at 5:00 pm with the burial following the service in the Greenville Cemetery. He passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 26, 2023.
He was born in Greenville, MS to Anne and Murry Alexander on August 23, 1952. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife Betsy Jamison Alexander, children Jennifer Cougle (BJ), Laura Merrill McCaleb, Jessica Jones (John Montfort), Jamison Hollister (McGhee), Graham Hollister (Shelby), and Kate Tominello (Drew), and sisters Merrill Greenlee (John Thomas) and Mary Margaret Schenk. He was also loved by many grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Andy graduated from Indianola Academy in 1971 and obtained his undergraduate degree from Mississippi State University. He then graduated Cum Laude with his Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi School of Law where he served as Law Journal editor for two years. Upon graduation, he joined the Lake Tindall law firm where he was a partner and worked his entire career. He also served as attorney for the Greenville City Council for 20 years.
Andy was one of the quiet pillars of Delta Center Stage and served for decades as its attorney, guiding them through the initial occupancy of the Bass Center, and was the creator of the bylaws and the articles of incorporation for its landlord and partner, the EE Bass Foundation. For that service, Andy was recipient of the Greenville Honors Its Own Bert Miller Volunteer Award in 2017.
Andy was a gifted man and his love for music was well known. His beautiful tenor voice contributed to many bands, choirs, weddings, and productions.
Memorials can be sent to The E.E. Bass Education and Development Foundation at 323 South Main, Greenville, MS 38701.