|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1937|
|Death: ||Apr. 21, 2012|
Billy Elton Alford, 75 of Tylertown died April 21, 2012 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg.
Mr. Alford was born on January 19, 1937 to the late Brewster Van Alford and Vera Potts Alford.
Mr. Alford was a coat department supervisor for Haspels Inc. in Tylertown until it closed in 1982. He then drove a gas truck for Blossman Gas Co. in McComb for over 24 years. He loved cattle farming and gardening. He was a member of Lexie Baptist Church and attended Silver Creek Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 47 years Linda Conerly Alford; two brothers B.V. Alford and Wendell Alford.
Survivors include two daughters Cindy A. Polk and her husband Charles Ray of Tylertown, Shari A. Price and her husband Dennis of Kentwood, LA; one sister Annie Merle Alexander of Jayess, MS; four grandchildren Emily P. Troxler and her husband Josh of Tylertown; Taylor E. Polk of Tylertown, Cassie McCullough Simpson and her husband C.J. of Magnolia, Haley McCullough of Kentwood; two great grandsons Gabe and Brennan Simpson two expected great grandchildren and a special cousin George Alford of Tylertown.
Visitation will be Monday evening at Silver Creek Baptist Church from 6 until 9 PM and will continue Tuesday from 12 until services there at 2 PM. Burial will follow in the Tylertown Cemetery. Elder Billy Reyer, Rev. Wayne Hall, Rev. Jimmy Smith and Rev. Danny Smith will officiate. Jones Funeral Home of McComb will be in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the charity of your choice.
Pallbearers will be Taylor Polk, Josh Troxler, C.J. Simpson, James Stinson, Larry King and Nathan Alford. Honorary pallbearers will be Mac and Mark Conerly, George and Lynn Alford.
Brewster V Alford (1896 - 1977)
Vera Potts Alford (1911 - 1982)
Linda J Conerly Alford (1939 - 2008)*
Brewster Van Alford (1925 - 2007)*
Wendell Alford (1935 - 2009)*
Billy Elton Alford (1937 - 2012)
Created by: Elaine Rogers
Record added: Aug 25, 2012
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