|Birth: ||Aug. 31, 1923|
|Death: ||Feb. 23, 2011|
Funeral services for Perry Mason Alford, 87, Hokes Bluff, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel. The Rev. Jay L. Daugherty will officiate. Burial will follow at Young's Chapel Cemetery. Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home is in charge.
Mr. Alford was a veteran of World War II and served in the Asiatic Pacific Theater, where he received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was a member of the local VFW. He was co-owner of Alford's Drywall Construction Co.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Scott and Zennie Alford; brothers, Loyd Alford and Robert Alford; and sister, Ruby Alford Jenkins.
He is survived by his wife, Elouise Alford; daughter, Linda Griffith; son, Jerry Alford; grandchildren, Sonya (Brent) Morgan, Phillip (Tracy) Griffith and Cody Alford; great-grandchildren, Andrea and Sara Griffith, Ashley, Garrett and Emily Morgan; brother, Arvil Alford; sisters, Lilly Pearl Kelly, Mary Alford and Jewell Alford.
Pallbearers will be Phillip Griffith, Cody Alford, Brent Morgan, Haskell Alford, Sharrell Alford, Roger Eubanks and Ralph Sims Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Morgan, Marvin Pearson, Bobby Jarrells and Buddy Sandlin.
Special thanks to Alacare Hospice, especially Teresa and Sonya for their tender and loving care of Mr. Alford.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Published in The Gadsden Times on February 25, 2011
Scott Junior Alford (1892 - 1957)
Zennie Purcell Alford (1897 - 1932)
Elouise Sims Alford (1926 - 2013)*
Ruby Jewel Alford Jenkins (1919 - 2002)*
Loyd Junior Alford (1921 - 1989)*
Perry Mason Alford (1923 - 2011)
Married May 21, 1946
PFC US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
Youngs Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery
Created by: Dennis Ison
Record added: Feb 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66132929
Added: May. 11, 2015
Thank you, Mr Alford, for your service to our country. Rest in Peace.|
Added: May. 9, 2013