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Alma Irene Jordan Alford
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1920
Death: Feb. 18, 2008

Alma Irene Jordan Alford, age 88, of Ponce de Leon, Fla., passed away peacefully Feb. 18, 2008, surrounded by family and friends.

She was born on Feb. 11, 1920, in Franklin County, Ga., to Sam and Vera Berryman Jordan. She was a resident of the Bridge Creek Com-munity most of her life and a member of Bridge Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Alford enjoyed cooking, gardening, and caring for family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed. Her family and friends feel truly blessed to have been a part of the life of such a wonderful person.

Mrs. Alford was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Vera Jordan of Melrose, Fla.; her husband of 65 years, Lowery L. "Doc" Alford; two sons, Clyde A. Alford and Alvin E. Alford; one daughter-in-law, Mary Alford; three brothers, John W. Jordan, Roy L. Jordan and Clifford W. Jordan; and two sisters, Willie M. Jordan and Lucille Jordan Foucart.

She is survived by one daughter, Edwina Alford Hammond and husband Emory of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.; one brother, Rufus P. Jordan and wife Celia of Melrose, Fla.; and one sister, Lois Peterson and husband Dwight of Palatka, Fla.; one daughter-in-law, Jonice Arban and husband Bob of Ponce de Leon; eight grandchildren, Bill Hammond and wife Sheila of Leslie, Ga., Carol Richardson and husband Steve, Bob Hammond and wife Tanya, all of DeFuniak Springs, Tony Alford and wife Carol, Tim Alford and wife Pam, all of Ponce de Leon, Lelia Dodson and husband Scott of Panama City, Fla., Josh Arban and wife Jodi of Westville, Fla., and Luke Arban and wife Rebecca of Freeport, Fla.; one special niece, Betty Grainger of Panama City, Fla.; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great- granddaughter; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A time of visitation services will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home, 230 Park Ave., DeFuniak Springs.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home with the Revs. Gary Scott and Joel Glenn officiating. Burial will follow in the Sandy Creek Cemetery.

Mrs. Alford's grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Clary-Glenn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in the Northwest Florida Daily News on 2/20/2008.
Family links: 
  Lowery Lovel Alford (1910 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Sandy Creek Cemetery
Ponce de Leon
Holmes County
Florida, USA
Created by: C
Record added: Feb 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24887989
Alma Irene <i>Jordan</i> Alford
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