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Sue Alexander Passes Away



Sue Alexander, 69 passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2012 at her residence.

Born October 25, 1942 in Toledo, Ohio, Alexander is the daughter of the late Jack and Vivian Endicott. Mrs. Alexander was a graduate of the University of Kentucky and a member of Tates Creek Presbyterian Church, where she belonged to the Golden Circle, and was a former member of Camp Nelson Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Alexander and her late husband, John Alexander, were familiar faces on the county fair circuit, as John often photographed the shows, with Sue's assistance.

After John's passing, Sue became a board member of the Mercer County Fair and Horse Show. She was an avid 4-H supporter as a member of the Fayette County 4-H Council for many years. Sue managed the Lexington Lion's Club Bluegrass Fair Horse Show, Co-Manager of the Harrodsburg Spring Show, and she could be found in center ring at the Mercer County Fair Horse Show each year handing out ribbons and trophies. Sue sponsored "The Davenport Award" that is given to the most cooperative stable during the Mercer County Fair and Horse Show each year.
 
Sue was a member of the Lexington Lions and Lioness Club and was very active in equine activities and memberships including: the Central Kentucky Walking Horse Association, the Central Kentucky Auxiliary, Central Kentucky Riding For Hope, and a board member of the Ohio Valley Walking Horse Association.

Survivors include a daughter, Becky (Dale) Sweet, of Lexington; three grandchildren, Dillon Sweet, Lexington, Kentucky; Bethany and Jack Napier, both of Lincoln County, Kentucky; a sister, Vivian (Charles) Bork, of Toledo, Ohio; two nieces, Sarah and Julia Bork, both of Washington; a nephew, Andrew Bork, Toledo, Ohio; two brothers-in-law, Andrew Alexander and his family and James G. Alexander and his family; and friend and grandchildren's caregiver, Karen Weyandt. She was preceded in death by a son, John Napier. 

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lexington Lions Endowment Fund, Inc, 4101 Tates Creek Ctr. D, Lexington, KY 40517-3066.

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