Life of Barbara Helen Perkins Alexander: On Friday May 1, 2020, in lieu of Covid 19, she took the hand of her dearest friend Jesus with unspeakable peace and joy to share in eternal life with her father. Barbara was born on January 12, 1944, in New Orleans, Louisiana to the union of Helen Steward and Clarence J. Perkins. On January 28, 1961, Barbara married the love of her life, the late Rev. Raymond R. Alexander Jr. Barbara, will forever be remembered, affectionately and with tears of joy, for her absolute love and appreciation for life. She leaves to cherish her precious memories, her son Raymond R. Alexander, daughter's Julie, Deborah (partner Lloyd Branch), grandchild Ashane' (Steven) Nguyen, godson Larry R Keys. Four loving sisters, Clarice (Irvin) Jackson of Zachary La, Helen Keys, Joan (Tyrone) Steward of Jacksonville, FL., Debra (Alfred) Bickham; one son-in law (Renard Lotts), brother-in laws, sister-in-law's and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. She will be missed by us all. Barbara, was preceded in death by her parents Clarence and Helen Perkins, two brothers Barnett G. Perkins and Clarence J Perkins Jr., grandparents, Mary Gardett, James Posey, and Laura Perkins. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Celebration of Life honoring Barbara Helen Perkins Alexander at Pentecost Baptist Church, 1510 Harrison Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70122 on Monday, May 18, 2020, at 11:00 AM. Visitation beginning at 10 AM in the church. Interment: Holt Cemetery.