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Byline: Alvin Benn
Feb. 28--SELMA -- Elizabeth "Betty" Alexander was a former big band singer who finally accepted "modern" groups such as the Beatles, but her first love was always the people she greeted every morning on the radio.
One of Alabama's oldest disc jockeys, if not the oldest, she always made it to the studio she founded with her husband 30 years ago. She never missed a beat even as she moved into her 80s.
Alexander, who would have been 84 next week, died in her sleep Saturday afternoon.
"Mrs. Alexander was a unique person," Jamie Wallace, a former broadcaster and president of the Selma-Dallas County Chamber of Commerce, said …