|Birth: ||Mar. 19, 1941|
|Death: ||Oct. 29, 2006|
Greenwood, Leflore Co., MS
Tuesday, 31 October 2006
McCOMB [Pike Co.]—Memorial services for Alton Reed Alford Sr., 65, of McComb, who died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center, will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hartman Funeral Home.
Mr. Alford was a retired school bus driver for the McComb school district, and a retired offshore crane operator. He was born March 19, 1941, to the late Bingham Reed Alford and Beatrice L. Osborn. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Brenda Joyce Burton Childs.
He is survived by his wife, Dianne Jackson Alford of Hastings, Minn.; a son, Reed Alford Jr. and his wife, Rebecca, of McComb; a daughter, Renee Alford Gartland of Lafayette, La.; two stepdaughters, Cynthia Rollins and Effie Rollins, both of McComb; a stepson, Antonio Jackson and his wife, Amy, of Tylertown; one sister, Lucretia A. Palmertree and her husband, James O., of Greenwood; and 11 grandchildren, Ashley Alford, Eric Walker, Mary Claire Gartland, Juanita Collins, Taralah Sutton, Asia Roy, Breland Alford, Caitlin Roy, Kole Alford, Kennedy Alford and Antonia Jackson....
Reed Bingham Alford (1919 - 1992)
Beatrice L. Osborne Vandevender (1921 - 2006)
Lucretia Alford Palmertree (1939 - 2011)*
Alton Reed Alford (1941 - 2006)
Brenda Joyce Alford Childs (1943 - 2000)*
Note: The Hartman-Sharkey Funeral Home in McComb, MS, reports that Alton was cremated. They have no record of inurnment.
New Hope Church Cemetery
Maintained by: Pamela Thompson
Originally Created by: Keri Fuller Long
Record added: May 30, 2009
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