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Gussie Estell Chapman Alford

  • Birth 20 Oct 1917
  • Death 21 Aug 2006
  • Burial Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 15486274

Web posted August 24, 2006
Services for Gussie Estell Alford, 88, will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at Mary Niblack Baptist Church with Dr. Robert Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Born on Oct. 20, 1917, in Madill, Okla., to Tom and Ethel Dotson Chapman, she died on Aug. 21, 2006, in Ardmore.

She and Jesse R. Alford were married on July 4, 1936, in Madill. He preceded her in death on March 29, 1982. She was also preceded by her parents; five brothers, Frank, Leonard, Tommy, Ruban and Kenneth Chapman; four sisters, Mary Brumley, Effie Jordan, Minnie Williams and Linnie Chapman; and stepmother, Martha Chapman.

She was a member of Mary Niblack Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Virginia Marris and husband, Edmond, and Mary Talkington and husband, Bill, all of Ardmore; a son, J.R. Alford Jr. and wife, Billie, Atoka; two brothers, Ernest and Truman Chapman; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Bearers will be Michael Yowell, Richard Vaughan, Johnny Vinson, Randall Kyle, Michael Smith and Rocky Mathis.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 this evening at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.

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  • Created by: Phil & Donna (Stricklan) Whitaker
  • Added: 24 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15486274
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gussie Estell Chapman Alford (20 Oct 1917–21 Aug 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15486274, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Phil & Donna (Stricklan) Whitaker (contributor 4308835) .