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Ruth Lucretia Carter Alford
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1899
Rimby
Polk County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 1986
Joseph
Wallowa County
Oregon, USA

The following was contributed by Alicia Houston. #47222536, on 8-04-2012,:

RUTH LUCRETIA (CARTER) ALFORD
Source unknown
Wallowa Co., ORó_____ October 1986

Ruth Alford, 87, died at the Wallowa County [OR] Nursing Home Thursday.

She was born in Rimby, Mo., on Jan. 19, 1899 to William Landon and Jennie Louellen Carter.

She married George Leonard Alford on April 9, 1917, in Rogers, N.M. The couple moved to Wallowa County from Oklahoma 61 years ago. She was homemaker and a member of the Silver Lake Rebekah Lodge. Her husband died on Jan. 24, 1979.

Mrs. Alford is survived by sons, Merle and George of Joseph; Clebert of Portland, Glen of Baker; daughter, Joan Tippet of Asotin, Wash.; sisters, Eula Winfrey of Milton-Freewater, Cuba Mathews of Union Town, Wash., and DeMoise
White of Enterprise; 17 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bollman Chapel in Enterprise, with the Rev. Charles Chase officiating.

Interment will follow in the Enterprise Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the charity of one's choice or made to the Wallowa County Nursing Home or the United Methodist Church in care of Bollman Funeral Home, Main at West Third, Enterprise, Or., 97828.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Landon Carter (1860 - 1933)
  Jennie LouEllen Emory Carter (1870 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  George Leonard Alford (1896 - 1979)
 
 Children:
  Merle Leonard Alford (1918 - 2001)*
  Clebert Carter Alford (1920 - 2010)*
  George Wayne Alford (1921 - 2002)*
  Glen Emory Alford (1927 - 2003)*
 
 Sibling:
  Bruce Clayborne Carter (1893 - 1961)*
  Ruth Lucretia Carter Alford (1899 - 1986)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Enterprise Cemetery
Enterprise
Wallowa County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Wagner Section, Lot 021, Grave 13
 
Maintained by: Bonnie Dilworth
Originally Created by: Michelle Drayton-Fisher
Record added: Dec 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45211611
Ruth Lucretia <i>Carter</i> Alford
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