Charleston, South Carolina
Frances Sparkman Satterlee Alexander
1933 — 2023
Frances Sparkman Satterlee Alexander died peacefully on January 26, 2023, surrounded by her family. She was born on February 18, 1933, to the Reverend Capers Satterlee and Frances Sparkman Satterlee. Frances grew up in Spartanburg with her two sisters, Mary and Thorne. She made her debut at the Assembly in Spartanburg. She graduated from Converse College in 1955. After college Frances taught school in Camden and San Francisco. In 1958, she met the love of her life and best friend, Mason Gardner Alexander. They married on November 22, 1958. Frances was devoted to Mason, helping him in his career as a banker which took them to Spartanburg, Columbia, and Greenville. In each city, she served...