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Nannie Verna Elmore Alford
Birth: Sep. 2, 1900
Horn Lake
DeSoto County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1973
Longview
Gregg County
Texas, USA

Beloved Grandmother

Grandma was one of the best cooks in Arkansas and my brothers and I still miss her homemade chocolate pie. When we came to visit (we lived in a neighboring state) she would hide a little something in the house for us to find such as a coloring book or a set of jacks. She kept candy in several dishes throughout the house so you can imagine our joy in being able to sneak a piece here and there! She showered us with love and taught us many wonderful things such as how a geode is formed and the names of flowers and explained the "Trail of Tears". She made lovely homemade Barbie clothes for me...on her old "foot peddle" sewing machine! I adored her and still do and wish I had had more time with her. She died when I was a young teen and although I never got to be an adult with her, I cherish the memories she lovingly created for me and my brothers in our youth. Grandma I am looking forward to the day when I can hug your neck again! 
 
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 Parents:
  James Robert Elmore (1867 - 1954)
  Nannie Lillian Bolls Elmore (1873 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Enos Hansel Alford (1897 - 1970)*
 
 Children:
  Melba Alford Black (1920 - 2014)*
  Infant Daughter Alford (1932 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  Annie Elizabeth Elmore Collins (1895 - 1976)*
  James Terrell Elmore (1896 - 1984)*
  Nannie Verna Elmore Alford (1900 - 1973)
  Lillian Bolls Elmore Flowers (1902 - 1999)*
  Wesley Gregory Elmore (1906 - 2007)*
  Charles Dudley Elmore (1908 - 1996)*
  Leroy E. Elmore (1914 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Anderson Cemetery
Spring Hill
Hempstead County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Mairbair57
Record added: Dec 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82471714
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Sharing Christmas Blessings of love with you dear Grandma...
- Mairbair57
 Added: Dec. 4, 2014

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