|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1922|
|Death: ||Jul. 14, 2006|
Marian Markham Alford
Marian Markham Alford, 83, died peacefully on July 14, 2006, in Kerrville. She is now at peace with the Lord. She had been a Kerrville resident off and on for many years, beginning in 1954 when she and her husband moved here to raise their four children.
Marian was born August 6, 1922, in Lubbock, Texas. She attended Sam Houston State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree and married Robert A. Alford at Ft. Sill, OK on July 3, 1943. After their children were raised, Marian resumed her studies, earning a Masters degree from the University of St. Thomas in Houston in religious education, and continued her studies at SMU, St. George College in Jerusalem, St. Andrews University in Scotland, 4 summers at Oxford University in England, and other universities. She taught scripture at Regis University in Colorado Springs and served for many years as an adult education and spiritual direction counselor.
Marian is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Robert A. Alford, who cared for her devotedly during her disability of several years; children, Nancy Alford of New Orleans, Larry Alford, PhD of Eureka, MT, R. Mark Alford, PhD of Naperville, IL, and Marilyn Alford Steinberger and her husband Dr. Larry Steinberger of Sugarland. Additionally she is survived by 12 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
Prayer services will be held 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 18, 2006 at the Kerrville Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Charles Dominguez officiating. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 19, at Notre Dame Catholic Church with Father Mike Peinemann serving as officiant. Interment will follow at 2:15 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Kerrville Daily Times
Published July 17, 2006
Home at Last
With the Lord
Note: Wife of Robert A Alford, Jr
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Plot: Section 42 Site 1188
Created by: Chief
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56826446
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