|Birth: ||Apr. 11, 1950|
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 2013|
ALLFORD, Eddie James, 62, a resident of Prattville, Alabama passed away on January 7, 2013. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Prattville Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in Prattville Memory Gardens with Prattville Memorial Chapel directing.
Eddie served in the United States Marines and later in the Naval Reserves. He was a master brick mason and craftsman. Mr. Allford retired from International Paper in May 2012. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and hunting but most of all loved spending time with his family. A special place in his heart belonged to his grandchildren Savannah Howard and Olivia Prawius. He was excited about the arrival of new baby Prawius.
Mr. Allford was preceded in death by his parents, James Barnes and Hazel Bussey Allford; Bernard Bolen and Nell Hughes Bolen.
He survived by his beloved wife of 23 years Mary Elizabeth Bolen Allford; his children Kimberly and Will Howard; one granddaughter Olivia Prawius; four sisters who loved him very much, Judy (Val) Arnold, Rachel (Olan) Waldrop, Susan (Tommy) Kinard and Melissa (Jesse) Meman; seven nieces and nephews, Matt Arnold, Greg Arnold, Zachary Kinard, Elam Kinard, Amy Chase, Natalie Madden, Benjamin Meman and their families.
Psalms:42 "As a deer longs for a stream of cool water-so I long for you Oh God."
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the charity of your choice in Mr. Allford' s honor.
Prattville Memorial Gardens
Created by: Dana Cook
Record added: Jan 10, 2013
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