|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1910|
|Death: ||Apr. 1, 2006|
Arthur Edwin "Bud" Alford, 96, of Hayti, died April 1, 2006 at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital.
He was born January 1, 1910 in West, Miss. to the late George Alford and Paris Shine Alford.
June 12, 1929 in Blytheville, Ark. he was united in marriage to the late Kathleen Hollomon.
He was a farmer and a merchant. He was a member of the Micola Baptist Church, where he served as deacon until the church closed, he then became a member of the First Baptist Church in Steele. Mr. Alford served on the Board of Directors at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge, Ark. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge and an honorary member of the Rotary Club. He served on the Farm Bureau Board.
He was preceded in death by a son, Richard Edwin Alford and two half-brothers, Jack Alford and Marvin Jennings.
He leaves a son, John M. Alford and wife Suzanne; two granddaughters, KaRe Alford Wash and husband Tom, of Germantown, Tenn., Christie Alford Curtis, of Pleasant Hill, MO.; four great grandchildren, Christopher and Keegan Curtis and Mary Kate and Anna Walsh; two sisters, Alberta Huckaba, of Carson City, Nev. and Blanche Pounds, of Prescott, Ariz.; half-sisters, Gertie Langley, of Van Cleve, Miss. and Ruby Nell Davis, of Hattiesburg, Miss., and Juanita Bible, of Shiloma Springs, Ark.
Services were held Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at the First Baptist Church in Steele with Bro. Jim Mouise officiating. Burial was held in the Little Prairie Cemetery in Caruthersville.
Democrat Argus - Caruthersville, Missouri - Thursday, April 13, 2006
George Bedford Alford (1880 - 1968)
Paris Shine Jennings (1886 - 1959)
Kathleen Clara Hollomon Alford (1911 - 2001)*
Richard Edwin Alford (1939 - 1983)*
Marvin W. Jennings (____ - 1985)**
Mattie Alberta Alford Huckaba (1908 - 2009)*
Arthur Edwin Alford (1910 - 2006)
Blanche Alford Pounds (1912 - 2009)*
Gertie Alford Langley (1918 - 2008)**
Arold Abraham Alford (1920 - 2003)**
Little Prairie Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 22, 2009
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