Sloran T. Alford, 58, of 810 E. 23rd St., died Tuesday in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Elsmere of a blood clot of the lungs.
Mr. Alford was a truck driver in the Wilmington area for 31 years. A Navy veteran of World War II, he served as a gunner's mate third class in the South Pacific.
He is survived by his wife, Mary F.; a foster son, Robert of Wilmington; a daughter, Patricia Seth, also of Wilmington; a stepson, Anthony Wright of Cheltenham, Pa.; a step-daughter, Kathleen P. Dickerson of Greenwood; a grandson; 10 step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Congo Funeral Home, 201 N. Gray Ave., where firends may call at 9 a.m. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
(The News Journal, Wilmington, DE, 7 May 1983 (Saturday), Page A7)
ALFORD--In the Veterans Hospital, Elsmere, DE, on May 3, 1983, Sloran T. Alford of 810 E. 23rd Street, Wilmington. Husband of Mary Frances Alford. Father of Robert Alford and Patricia Seth both of Wilmington. Stepfather of Kathleen Dickerson of Greenwood, DE and Anthony Wright of Cheltenham, PA. Son of the late Rev. Sloran and Hessie Alford. Also survived by 1 Grandchild, 10 Step-Grandchildren and 2 Step-Great-Grandchildren, 1 aunt and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Funeral Services at CONGO FUNERAL HOME, 201 N. Gray Avenue, Wilmington, DE on Saturday afternoon, May 7 at 1 o'clock. Interment in Riverview Cemetery immediately following Services. Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Friday from 7 until 9 and again on Saturday from 11 to 1.
(The Morning News, Wilmington, DE, 5 May 1983 (Thursday), Page B5)
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