Rosemary Love Alinder, age 73, of Saltillo, MS, formerly of Columbus, MS, passed away March 24, 2011, at Homeplace of Saltillo. Funeral services will be Sunday, March 27, 2011, at Main Street Presbyterian Church of Columbus with Rev. Bill Bradford and Rev. David Strain officiating. The interment will immediately follow at Friendship Cemetery. The visitation will also be Sunday, March 27, 2011, from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Main Street Presbyterian Church. Gunter & Peel Funeral Home will be directing.
Mrs. Alinder was born December 16, 1937, in Memphis, TN, to the late John E. and Louise Moore Love. She was a graduate of Ackerman High School and Belhaven College. Mrs. Alinder was a retired English teacher and was a member of Lawndale Presbyterian Church of Tupelo, MS. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Louise Alinder.
Survivors include her husband, James B. Alinder of Tupelo, MS, daughter, Mary Jo Alinder Tate of Tupelo, MS, and grandchildren, Forrest Tate, Andrew Tate, Perry Tate, and Thomas Tate, all of Tupelo, MS.
Pallbearers will be Allan Brewer, Russ Russell, Charles Russell Berry, Rusty Benson, Danny Williams, and Rick Wright. Memorials may be made to the Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS, 39703.0