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Harold Bernard "Bear" Alford
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1919
Tylertown
Walthall County
Mississippi, USA
Death: May 20, 1999
Gonzales
Ascension Parish
Louisiana, USA

THE ADVOCATE
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA—22 May 1999

Alford, Harold Bernard "Bear"—A retired carpenter and a member of Carpenter's Union
Local No. 1098, he died at 6:20 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, at Our Lady of the Lake
Regional Medical Center.
He was 80 and a native of Tylertown, Miss. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World
War II.
Visitation was at Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. Visiting at
the funeral home, 8 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. Saturday…. Interment in Hope
Haven Cemetery, Gonzales.
Survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Joyce and Poto Babin and Judy Alford
LeBourgeois, all of Gonzales; two sons and two daughters-in-law, Jimmy Sr. and Connie
Alford, Galvez, and Johnnie Sr. and Josephine Alford, Convent; two sisters, Louise Bacot
and Christine Alexander, both of Tylertown, Miss.; two brothers, Farrol Alford Sr. and
Sammie Alford, both of Tylertown; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his wife, Helen Reeves Alford; parents, Samuel N. and Hattie Magee
Alford; a sister, Hilan Magee; a brother, Emmett Alford; and a grandson, Johnnie Alford
Jr.
Pallbearers are Brent and Bert Babin, Jimmy Alford Jr., Ray Babin, Alex Alexander, and
Joe Dale Alford. Honorary pallbearer is Darryl Villneurve. He was a charter member of the
Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 45 and served as vice commander and lifetime
member of the Gonzales American Legion Post No. 81….
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Nathaniel Alford (1885 - 1961)
  Hattie Jane Magee Alford (1890 - 1973)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen M. Reeves Alford (1925 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Vernon J Alford (1909 - 1916)*
  Emmette Haverson Alford (1911 - 1976)*
  Infant Daughter Alford (1913 - 1913)*
  Sarah Louise Alford Bacot (1914 - 2011)*
  Farrol Jasper Alford (1916 - 2001)*
  Harold Bernard Alford (1919 - 1999)
  Infant Son Alford (1921 - 1921)*
  Hilan Lucille Alford Magee (1923 - 1991)*
  Samuel Eugene Alford (1928 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: US Army
 
Burial:
Hope Haven Garden of Memory
Gonzales
Ascension Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: mtek77
Record added: Jun 20, 2005
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Harold Bernard Bear Alford
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