Ida Alexander


Ida Katherine Alexander, age 85 went home to be with the Lord March 2, 2021 with her daughter by her side, following her long illness. After battling her courageous bout with cancer, the Lord said she had done enough and called her home to rest. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Ida was born to the union of her late parents, Hosea Miller and Irene Miller (O’Neal) on January 2, 1936.

Ida was a fun-loving, high-spirited individual who came to know the lord as she matured in age. She was a faithful member of New Haven Church under the leadership of Bishop Griffea, she was actively involved in the Homeless Projects, the Women’s Group and the Sensational Senior Citizens.

Ida worked for Swans Cleaners for several years and finished her career with the State of Ohio and retired working with Parks and Recreation Centers. Ida fostered Franklin County children and donated funds to support children’s projects.

Ida is preceded in death by parents, Hosea Miller and Irene Miller and brother, Hosea Miller, Jr.

Ida is survived by her loving children, sons, Michael A. Brown and Rondy V. Harris; daughter, Arinda S. Lee; grandchildren, Rondy Harris, Jr., Jeremy Harris, Jara Harris, Ashley (Louie) Davila, and William Lee; great grandchild, Amare Lee; half-sisters, Thelma (Louis) Clark and Alice Kirk; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; including, special cousin, William “Willie” Richardson; special niece, Robin Davis; special friend of the family Brian Davis, and many wonderful friends that have blessed her life. Now she is at peace with her heavenly father.

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Friday, March 12, 2021 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Angela & Wendell Tucker

    Arinda & Family

    My sincere condolences to you for your loss. Wendell and I are praying for strength and peace to each of you at this time. May your mom rest in heaven peacefully.

  2. Arinda and family I am sending my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your mother. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers

  3. Gloria Milliner


    I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom is at peace and at rest. My family is praying for your comfort, strength, healing and faith. You are in our hearts and prayers.

    Gloria, Melvin and Melria Milliner

  4. Robin Davis and family

    To the family of our beloved Aunt/Sister ,Ida,

    Please take comfort in knowing that our dear loved one will awaken in paradise. We are told in the book of Revelation 21:4 “…And he will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be any more…
    We can all look forward to the day when we meet again in a perfect world!
    See you in paradise Auntie. We will always love you!♥️

  5. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of sorrow. Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you. Truly sorry for your loss.

  6. Arinda & Michael I am so sorry I just found out. I pray your hearts are comforted by our Lord & Savior and His peace follows you in the days to come. Love you much and my prayers are with you.

    Your cousin Tracy

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