Trina Lynn Alexander

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Trina Lynn Alexander passed away at her home on Friday, April 26, 2024. She was born in Mansfield, Ohio on October 31, 1964 to Phyllis (Jones) Tufts and James Alexander III.

Trina ALWAYS was helping others, even when she did not have it to help herself. She was an avid sports fan especially for The Ohio State Buckeyes. She was a loving person with a HUGE heart. Her love for her fur babies was unconditional, they were her world, Bella 2, Roy, Meeko, plus a few more. She took in her nieces (cousins) as her own “Sisters”, Shawntoya (TeeTee), DaVida and Vonda. Trina was very talented, left-handed and all, she taught herself to do her own hair.

In her earlier years, Trina was raised along with her Aunt Starla and they were together 40 plus years. She was a graduate of the Malabar Falcons High School, Class of 1983 and was a member of the Marching Band.

Trina leaves to cherish her loving memory her parents, Phyllis (Jones) Tufts and James “Dickie” (Gwen) Alexander III; brothers, Sylvanious L. Roane Jr. “Petey” and Khristian O. Jones “Pooter”; sisters, Chante Bishop, Jessica Alexander, Shawntoya B. Jones “TeeTee” and sister cousin Crystal Reed; special cousins, Tara, Vonda, DaVida and CorDarrel Jackson; friends, Carmen Lindsay, Sheila Reed, Candy Norris and Claudia Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Edith E. Jones “Mom”, Edna & James Alexander II “Pops”; stepfather, Jesse L. Tufts; a special aunt, Dora L. Reed “Snookie”; and an uncle, Eric D. Jones “Danny”.

Visitation 11:00 AM and Funeral Service 12:00 PM Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at Shiloh Baptist Church Mansfield, 130 E 2nd St. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, MANSFIELD CHAPEL,753 McPherson St. (formerly Williams Funeral Services). To stream the service, read the complete obituary, order flowers, view video tribute and offer condolences to the Alexander Family, visit

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  1. kimbery Thompson kelly

    In this time of sorrow,
    May warmth and light surround you.
    Cherished memories forever remain. C/O 83

  2. Christine Canada English

    To the family to.hear of her sudden passing…she was a sweet loving young lady…may she rip heart felt sympathy to you all..

  3. Jeanette Cameron Hess

    My heartfelt sincere condolences to Trina’s family. This is a great loss for her family and friends. Praying for your strength in the good lord. Trina lived her in Virginia for a short period, friend & classmates with my sister’s Shirley & Christine.

  4. My condolences to the Alexander, Jones family…Earth has know Sorrows that Heaven can not Heal…keep looking to the Hills from whence all your help comes from❤️ Rest well Trina..

  5. Charles and Patti (Cash) Ray

    Praying for the Family. We Love You ❤️

  6. Herb and Loretta Hilliard

    To the family of Trina, you have our deepest sympathy and prayers.

  7. Rita Joyce Shoulders

    So Sorry for your loss. Been knowing this family for years.Praying for the family.In The Name Of Jesus Amen and Amen and Amen Again.❤️

  8. Patricia Harris Pride

    My condolences and prayers to the Alexander and Jones Family.

  9. Brenda Feagin

    Condolence to the family of Trina Alexerder..

  10. Trina was a beautiful lady inside and out she was 14 years old last time I saw her but I did try to stay in touch over the years…loved her and her family and I will move her so much! my condolences to the family

  11. Karen Youngblood & Lawhorn Family

    Condolences to the family. May God comfort you during this time of bereavement. Cherish the memories of this beautiful soul; may she rest peacefully .

  12. Extending heartfelt condolence and prayer to the Jones/Alexander families. We pray that remembering the special memories from over the years, will help to lighten your hearts in the days to come. We will continue to keep you all in prayer.

    Rosie, Elaine, Burke Jr, Clarence and Carmen

  13. Praying for the Jones/Alexander family, may God bless you and comfort you with the peace that only He can give.

  14. Kim Y. Hairston-Dismuke

    Praying for the Family. God knows!

  15. Gloria Tufts-Baines

    My deepest condolences to Trina family, and the Jones. May you have strength, peace, and understanding through this difficult time.

  16. Christina Watts

    So sorry to hear of the loss of Trina. My condolences go out to her family. I pray that God will comfort you all during this difficult time.

  17. Kim Brookins-Lindsay

    Sending my prayers and condolences to the Jones and Alexander family. May your memories of Trina help to sustain you during this difficult time. You’re in my prayers .

  18. Beulah Harris Wiley

    So sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences to the Jones and Alexander family. May God grant you strength as you go through this difficult time.

  19. Linda Kay Anderson

    So very sorry for the loss of your loved one, sending prayers and condolences to the families.

  20. Perrise Chapman

    Thank you Father God for Trina; may her soul rest in peace. Praying for God’s grace and mercy over her family and friends during their time of bereavement.

  21. Linda O'Neal

    My sincere Condolences to the family, sending Prayers

  22. Curtis Johnson

    So sorry for your loss my condolences go out to the families

  23. Ronald McKinney and Queen Dulin

    Our condolences and prayers to your family.

  24. Anthony D. Norris

    Sending prayers and condolences to the family.

  25. Twyla D Wilkins

    My Sincere Sympathy

  26. To the family, please accept my sincere condolences.

    Mary Jo. Simmons and family

  27. Stephen Myers

    Jessica and Family,

    My heart and my prayers are with you in your time of grief. May Trina’s memory always be a blessing to you and may her faith be a source of comfort for you all.

  28. Debbie Jefferson

    Rest in peace ❤️

  29. Evelyn (Jen) Rawls

    Phyllis, & Dickey
    I am so sorry for the loss of your daughter. This is a pain that no one can imagine unless they have been there. Danny and I always thought of you both as our Mansfield Family. I will continue to lift you both and ALL of the Family up to God in prayer to keep you, comfort you, and eventually bring you some peace. Cherish your memories. I leave you with my thoughts and love.

  30. My sincerest condolences to Trina’s family May she rest in paradise❤️❤️

  31. Khalil and Joyce Ali

    To the family of Trina Alexander, we offer our sincerest love, prayers, and condolences to the family. May she rest in Peace and Paradise.

  32. Dwana Washington

    My sincere condolences to the Alexander and Jones family. R.I.P. Trina❤️

  33. So sorry for your loss, I will keep the entire family in my thoughts and prayers! ❤️

  34. LaVita Crutchfield

    My condolences and prayers to the Jones and Alexander Family. May God give you peace in this difficult time.

  35. Cynthia Lloyd

    Prayers for the family! Remembering the good times with Trina at high school and all the fun we had in band. She always kept a smile on her face.

  36. Elder Tillman Franklin Jr

    We are Praying for the Family of Trina. She will be missed by all of us. That her and HOPE too see her again.May she RIP.
    To GOD be THE GLORY ❣️ FAMILY ALWAYS ❗ Elder Tillman Franklin Jr and MISSY Phyllis Franklin. Kay Franklin AMEN and Hallelujah O’GOD ❗

  37. Our prayers for the Jones and Alexander Families.
    May God Bless and give you strength.
    The Curry Family

  38. Walter Beauford

    I pray for the entire family and asking God to help you through this trying time. Find comfort in God.RIP Trina

  39. Sylvia Boyd & Family

    Sending our Deepest Sympathy and Prayers to the Family.

  40. Marlene Brightwell

    My sincere condolences to both families. Remember that God will never leave or forsake you at this time. God bless both families.

  41. Ruth Johnson

    To the family of Trina Lynn Alexander,
    You are all in our prayers during this difficult time. Be assured that Trina is in the loving arms of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and she is alright now! Take care and God will see you through.
    With Love,
    Ruthie Johnson and Family

  42. My condolences to the family. Praying for peace and comfort

  43. Willis Francis

    My Condolences and Prayers to the Jones and Alexander

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