|Birth: ||Jun. 21, 1926|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 1999|
LIBERTY CITY - Mr. Leon D. Alford, Age 72, of Liberty City, passed away June 30 at a Longview hospital.
He was born July 21, 1926, in Pickton, to Sid and Valeria Alford. Mr. Alford had attended LeTourneau University and was a retired foreman for LeTourneau, Inc. He was a self-employed welder and had served in the U.S. Navy in World War II.
He was preceded in death by his step-son, Dewayne Weeks, and his parents.
Funeral services for Mr. Alford were Held July 3 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel, With Reverend Jake Wommer officiating. Burial was in the Winterfield Cemetery, in Pickton, with Dale Parker, Terry Durr, Randy Whatley, Bluford Waits, Glenn Turner and Jeff Waits serving as pallbearers. Croley Funeral Home, in Gilmer was in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Alford is survived by: his wife, Linna "Joey" Alford of Liberty City; son and daughter-in-law - Terry and Mary Alford of White Oak; daughter, Helen Tidwell of Dallas; step-son, Ty Weeks of Longview; six grandchildren - Russell Alford, Ricky Loyd, Dusty Alford, Brandon Tidwell, Melissa Tidwell and Todd Weeks; two great-grandchildren: sister, Clara Lee Edwards of Sulphur Springs; and Brother, James Alford of Sulphur Springs.
Sidney Albert Alford (1886 - 1937)
Valeria I. Clay Alford (1888 - 1969)
Andrew Bennett Alford (1908 - 1989)*
George Dowl Alford (1910 - 1984)*
Truman Glendon Alford (1916 - 1998)*
Harice Von Alford (1920 - 1986)*
Ottis Dee Alford (1922 - 1943)*
James Alford (1924 - 2013)*
Leon Dale Alford (1926 - 1999)
Essie Belle Alford (1928 - 1930)*
Created by: Ronny Ferrell
Record added: Dec 20, 2007
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