|Birth: ||Nov. 28, 1886|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 3, 1962|
The Virginian Pilot Monday June 4, 1962
William Joseph Alford Sr., 75, husband of Mrs. Betty Horton Alford and son
of Alonzo A. and Mrs. Sallie Bullock Alford, died in his home, 718 Virginia
Ave. Sunday at 6:25 a.m.
Besides his wife he is survived by a son, William J. Alford Jr.; three
stepdaughters, Mrs. Barbara J. Gaither of Norfolk, Mrs. Mabelle Trousdale of
Sarasota, Fla., and Mrs. Dorothy Hill of New York City; two stepsons,
Charles H. Rainier and Robert M. Rainier, both of Norfolk; five sisters,
Mrs. Sally Mathews of Portsmouth, Mrs. Elsie Mae Andrews of Chattanooga,
Tenn., Mrs. Bessie Jones of Greenville, N.C., Mrs. Annie Cherry of Bethel,
N.C., and Mrs. Effie Whitehurst of Tarboro, N.C.; four brothers, John H.
Alford of Tarboro, Alfred Alford of Whitaker, N.C., Cleo Alford of Rocky
Mount, N.C. and Paul W. Alford of Ahoskie, N.C. and 18 grandchildren.
He was a native of Tarboro and lived in Norfolk 57 years. He was a member
of Freemason Street Baptist Church, Mens Bible Class, Brotherhood of
Locomotive Engineers and F.O.E. Until his retirement in 1953 he was employed
by the Norfolk & Western Railway 44 years.
A funeral service will be held in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home Tuesday at 4
p.m. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery
Betty Horton Alford (1903 - 1997)*
Plot: ELM, Block MAIN CTR, Lot 55
Created by: LQQKER
Record added: Mar 07, 2010
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