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Shelby "Bumbo" Alford
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1908
Death: Sep. 16, 1986


Shelby Alford married Mattie Lindsey 6-25-1930.


THE ADVOCATE

Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA—Wednesday, 17 September 1986



Alford, Shelby "Bumbo"—Died 12:14 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1986, at Westpark Community Hospital, Hammond. He was 78, a native of St. Helena Parish and resident of Kentwood. Visiting at McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, and 8 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial in Alford Cemetery, west of Kentwood.

Survived by a daughter, Mrs. Sam (Shirley) Rowe, Livingston; a son, Shelby Gene Alford, Kentwood; three sisters, Mrs. Minnie A. Harris and Mrs. Louise "Tiny" Allen, both of Kentwood, and Mrs. Lillie Mae A. Falcon, Greensburg; a brother, J.E. "Gene" Alford, Kentwood; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by wife, Mattie Lee Lindsey Alford.


Thanks to the AAFA for a copy of the obit.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Cornelius Alford (1870 - 1962)
  Adelia Grice Alford (1871 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Mattie Lee Lindsey Alford (1912 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Son Alford (1890 - 1890)*
  Robert Parish Alford (1892 - 1959)**
  Minnie Alford Harris (1893 - 1988)*
  Clara Alford (1896 - 1900)*
  William Cornelius Alford (1897 - 1915)*
  Lillie Mae Alford Easley (1901 - 1986)*
  Jessie Alford Young (1903 - 1982)*
  John David Alford (1904 - 1977)*
  Fannie Marie Alford Hughes (1906 - 1970)*
  Shelby Alford (1908 - 1986)
  Velma Louise Alford Allen (1910 - 2001)*
  Mittie Alford McNabb (1912 - 1952)*
  Grenis Willard Alford (1915 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Alford Cemetery
St. Helena Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Mike Curls
Originally Created by: Jerry Biggs
Record added: Oct 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43668877
Shelby Bumbo Alford
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Shelby Bumbo Alford
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