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1969 Susan 2022

Susan Alexander

July 21, 1969 — November 17, 2022


Susan Raye Alexander was a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was called home unexpectedly on November 17, 2022 at age 53. She was born to Lowell Potter and Jeanie (Hamilton) Potter on July 21, 1969. She married Kennedy Author Alexander on October 3, 2009 in Las Vegas, NV.

Susan was raised in Mesquite, NV which she loved and was proud to call her hometown. She was involved in dance and show choir. After she graduated high school, she moved to Las Vegas, NV in 1987. She was back and forth between there and Mesquite. She met her husband 1 year after she moved to Las Vegas and they spent 34 years together. They had two sons together. She was proud of her kids and loved them unconditionally. Susan was known for her ability to talk to anyone and put a smile on their face. She was nonjudgmental and a friend to everyone, even if she just met them. She worked as a PBX operator for the majority of her adult life. The holidays were her favorite time of year, especially when surrounded by family. Susan loved taking trips to the south to visit family. She also enjoyed taking small hikes with her husband and dog. As many of you may remember, she loved giving and receiving even the smallest of gifts. A few of her favorite things include moonstones, dolphins, bright colors, and  carne “corny” asada tacos to name a few.

She is survived by Kennedy Author Alexander and was living in Mesquite; Children - Kennedy Author Alexander II (Vanessa) (Mesquite), Daniel Lee Potter (St. George, UT), Sehoy (beloved dog); Grandchildren – Maverick “Maverickie” and Hazel “Hazel Raye” Alexander; Sister – Leora Hillius (Mesquite); Brother – Randon Potter (Mesquite); In-laws – Doretha (Newellton, LA) James (Crisantha), Larry Morris (Las Vegas), Patricia (John), Jacqueline, Carol (Richard), Flora (Houston, TX) Tanja (Dallas, TX). Preceded in death by father Lowell Potter, father-in-law James Alexander Sr., bother-in-law Gary Hillius, sister-in-law Shirley Wiley.

There will be a short service followed by a Celebration of Life on December 3rd, 2022. The service will start at 12:00 p.m. and the Celebration of Life immediately following until 3:00 p.m. at the Mesquite Senior Center, 102 W. Old Mill, Mesquite, NV 89027. At Susan’s request wear bright clothing and come help us honor her memory.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Susan Alexander, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Pacific time)

Mesquite Senior Center


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