|Birth: ||Aug. 1, 1922|
|Death: ||Feb. 2, 2010|
Elmer E. Alford, age 87, of Palestine, Texas
died February 2, 2010 at Palestine Regional Medical Center. Burial at Land of Memory Cemetery with full military honors is under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home of Palestine. He was born August 1, 1922 in Edgerly, Louisiana, the son of the late Lee and Lavada Ethel Leach Alford. Mr. Alford was a member of the Crockett Road Church of Christ. He was retired from the Texas Department of Corrections as a Sr. Warden. Mr. Alford served in the Army Air Corp during WWII and retired after 22 years of service. Mr. Alford was preceded in death by sisters, Ruba Mae Schattel, and Loretta Patton; and brother, Kenneth Lee Alford. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Maurice P. Alford; daughter, Carolyn A. Martin; son, Jimmy E. Alford and wife Jeannette; sister, Lavada Apodaca; brother, W.P. (Chubby) Alford; grandchildren, Chris Alford, Michael Martin and wife Shea, and Kelli Anne Robinson and husband Cody; and great-grandson, John Michael Martin, Jr.
Lee Alford (1893 - 1959)
Maurice P. Thomason Alford (1925 - 2010)*
Elmer E. Alford (1922 - 2010)
Lavada Iris Alford Apodaca (1927 - 2012)*
Land of Memory Cemetery
Created by: Bernard-Trigg
Record added: Feb 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47522992
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United States Army Air Corps, World War II|
Added: Feb. 3, 2010