Birth: Jul. 23, 1884, USA Death: Jan. 14, 1959 Taft Kern County California, USA Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10 a.m. in the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home for James Luther Alexander, 430 Shattuck Street, who succumbed Wednesday in the home of his step-daughter in Shafter. Mr. Alexander was born in Eras, Ark., July 29, 1884 and had made his home on the West Side for the past four years. He was a member of the Ford City Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Nora; a son, Lester of Dewey, Okla.; two daughters, Mrs Esther Warren, Tulsa, Okla. and Mrs. Norma Kroeker, Bakersfield. Also surviving are on grandson, five step-sons and a step-daughter. Rev. Norval Ketchum of the Missionary Baptist Church will officiate and interment will be in the West Side Cemetery.