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Alton Reed Alford, Sr
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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....

Family links: 
  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)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: The Hartman-Sharkey Funeral Home in McComb, MS, reports that Alton was cremated. They have no record of inurnment.
New Hope Church Cemetery
Gravel Hill
Carroll County
Mississippi, USA
Maintained by: Pamela Thompson
Originally Created by: Keri Fuller Long
Record added: May 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37687737
Alton Reed Alford, Sr
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- Keri Fuller Long
 Added: Jun. 8, 2009

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