|Birth: ||Mar. 3, 1921|
|Death: ||Mar. 18, 2007|
Erma Johns Alford, 86, died peacefully in her sleep Sunday, March 18, 2007, at Bedford Care Center in Mendenhall, MS. Visitation is 5-7:30 p.m. today at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at the Chapel of Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl with burial in the Florence City Cemetery in Florence.
Mrs. Alford, a native of Homewood, MS, had been a resident of Florence for 37 years. She was a long-time member of Star Baptist Church. She was born to Melvin and Naomi Davis Johns on March 03rd, 1921. She was a graduate of Homewood High School. She enjoyed attending her class reunion with her friend and sister-n-law Effie Johns. Bro. Vic Bowman will officiate the services.
Pallbearers will be: Truman Johns, Bruce Johns, Ruston Johns, John Reeves, Jim White, Chad Coutch, and Daniel Smira. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Rodger Parham and Charlie Jacobs.
She was preceded in death by parents, and brother, R.C., Clyde, and James Johns. Memorials may be sent to Star Baptist Church, Star, MS.
Survivors include: her loving and devoted husband of 65 years, Clifton Howard Alford of Florence; grandsons, James Johns, II. (Susan) and Roy Johns of Florence; brother, Davis Ray Johns (Nettie) of Clinton; sister-n-law, Effie Bruce Johns of Jackson; nieces, Janice Coutch, Ann White, Jeannie Pittman, Peggy Johns, and Carol Reeves; nephews, Truman Bruce, Davis Johns, and Ruston Johns; great grandson, James Lee Johns.
Published in Clarion Ledger on March 19, 2007
Clifton H. Alford (1919 - 2008)
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