Virgina Ruth (Alexander) Flener

May 27, 1931 ~ May 4, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Virgina Flener Obituary

Virginia Ruth Alexander Flener, age 91, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away on
Thursday, May 4, 2023 at the Kingswood Senior Living Community.  She was
born on May 27, 1931 to the late Rev. Alta Herbert (A. H.) and Birdie Virginia
Pitcock Alexander. She was an elementary teacher and reading recovery teacher in
Kentucky. Ruth graduated from Scarritt College in Nashville, Tennessee and
received her Master of Arts in Education from Western Kentucky University. She
was a member of Resurrection, A United Methodist Church in Leawood, Kansas.
She loved her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, art and Christian service. Ruth
was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Rev. Dr. Kermit E. Flener, Sr.,
and her sibling Rev. Herbert Alexander, Jr.
Ruth is survived by her children: Pastor Ed Flener (Charlotte) of Kansas City,
Missouri and Rev. Steve Flener (Oma) of Hartford, Kentucky. She had five
grandchildren: Dr. Charity Lovitt (Andy) of Redmond, Washington; Matt Flener
(Carrie) of Kansas City, Missouri; Becky Heimann (Ben) of Overland Park,
Kansas; Rev. Dr. Loletuth Kalz (John) of Madisonville, Kentucky; and Dr. Erin
Boone (Matt) of Overland Park, Kansas as well as 13 great grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be held at Smith Funeral Home, Morgantown, Kentucky on
Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 11am. Saturday visitation to begin at 9 AM until time of
service. Burial at the Hill Haven Memory Gardens Cemetery. A Memorial Service
will be held at Kingswood Senior Living Community, Kansas City, Missouri on
June 17 th at 1 PM.
Memorials to Kingswood Senior Living Community Foundation, 10000 Wornall
Road, # 2302, Kansas City, Missouri 64114; Christ Church United Methodist, 4614
Brownsboro Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40207 or Resurrection, A United
Methodist Church, Silver Link Ministry, 13720 Roe Ave., Leawood, Kansas



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May 13, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Smith Funeral Home
403 North Main St
Morgantown, KY 42261

Funeral Service
May 13, 2023

11:00 AM
Smith Funeral Home
403 North Main St
Morgantown, KY 42261


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