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Obituaries

Obituaries

Gina Alexander 1954 - 2005

A memorial gathering for Gina Alexander, 50, Lawrence, will be at noon Friday at her home, 25761 Loring Road.Mrs. Alexander died Saturday, April 30, 2005, in Lawrence.She was born Dec. 8, 1954, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Joseph and Rose Avila. She moved from California to Kansas in 1993.Mrs. Alexander had worked for the Lawrence school district and co-founded the Americana Music Academy with her husband in 2001.She married Thom Alexander. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include her parents, Morgan Hill, Calif.; a son, Austin Joseph "A.J." Alexander, Lawrence; and a brother, Vince Avila, San Jose, Calif.The family suggests memorials to the Gina Alexander Memorial Fund, sent in care of Central National Bank, 603 W. Ninth St., Lawrence 66044.For directions to the memorial service, call (785) 838-3331.Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com" target="_blank">www.rumsey-yost.com.</a>