September 14, 1941 - August 20, 2018
Capy Alexander, of the great state of Texas, passed away on August 20, 2018. A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 400 N College Street, McKinney, TX 75069. Capy was born in Kiowa, Oklahoma on September 14, 1941 to Cecil and Margaret Stamps. She grew up in Borger, Texas with her parents, brothers Leon and Kenneth Wheeler, and sisters Jean Carlile and June Spector. She attended college at Texas Tech University where she was an active member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. She then continued her studies at North Texas State University.
Capy is preceded in death by her parents; brothers Leon and Kenneth; sister June and brother-in-law David Spector. She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Thomas E. Alexander; her sister and brother-in-law Jean and Marshall Carlile; her children Kyle Kromer and his wife Kristen; Michelle Kromer Cummings and her husband Michael; her three grand-children Kirin McWilliams and her husband Kyle, Preston Kromer, and Daniel Cummings along with many loving family members and close friends.
In her professional career she worked as the Assistant Director of Public Relations for Neiman Marcus; Administration Manager for the Episcopal School of Dallas; Human Resources/Recruiting plus New Business Development for Electronic Data Systems (EDS); Editor of ten books and two television scripts for her husband, Thomas E. Alexander.
Capy served as President of both the Gillespie County Republican Women and Republican Women of Kerr County. As a member of the Texas Federation of Republican Women she was a Board Member for nine years, served as a convention delegate for six years, and Chairperson of various committees. She was the recipient of the 10 Outstanding Republican Women Award in 2009. For the National Federation of Republican Women she served as Convention Delegate in both 2005 and 2009. Capy was also a proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO).
She was a long and faithful member of the Episcopal Church. At St. Peter’s in Kerrville, TX she was a leader in the Choir, founder and long-time President of the St. Jerome Guild (Parish Library) and known for her gracious spirit, warm smile and greeting for everyone. Upon moving from Kerrville to Wylie, TX in 2017, she became a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in McKinney, Texas.
Above all else, her faith and family were most precious to her.
Arrangements under the direction of:
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
214 306 6700
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