Originally created 08/29/00

Mrs. Alta Gander



Mrs. Alta Betty Gander, 92, of Eastside Court, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000, at Westwood Nursing Home.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at Westover Memorial Park with the Rev. George Holcombe officiating.

Mrs. Gander, a native of Savannah, had retired as a hostess from Stanley Warner Theater and Hot Shop, Morristown, N.J. She was a singer and was well-known for a solo called Jerusalem. Mrs. Gander was head of the Camnden County Ration Board during World War II. She was a member of Mount Ephriam Baptist Church, Mount Ephriam, N.J., where she was a member of the choir.

Survivors include a granddaughter, Linda Ann Murray, Augusta.

Starling-Hatcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.