Ruth Lucretia <I>Carter</I> Alford

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Ruth Lucretia Carter Alford

  • Birth 19 Jan 1899 Rimby, Polk County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 30 Oct 1986 Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon, USA
  • Plot Wagner Section, Lot 021, Grave 13
  • Memorial ID 45211611

The following was contributed by Alicia Houston. #47222536, on 8-04-2012,:

RUTH LUCRETIA (CARTER) ALFORD
Source unknown
Wallowa Co., OR—_____ October 1986

Ruth Alford, 87, died at the Wallowa County [OR] Nursing Home Thursday.

She was born in Rimby, Mo., on Jan. 19, 1899 to William Landon and Jennie Louellen Carter.

She married George Leonard Alford on April 9, 1917, in Rogers, N.M. The couple moved to Wallowa County from Oklahoma 61 years ago. She was homemaker and a member of the Silver Lake Rebekah Lodge. Her husband died on Jan. 24, 1979.

Mrs. Alford is survived by sons, Merle and George of Joseph; Clebert of Portland, Glen of Baker; daughter, Joan Tippet of Asotin, Wash.; sisters, Eula Winfrey of Milton-Freewater, Cuba Mathews of Union Town, Wash., and DeMoise
White of Enterprise; 17 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bollman Chapel in Enterprise, with the Rev. Charles Chase officiating.

Interment will follow in the Enterprise Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the charity of one's choice or made to the Wallowa County Nursing Home or the United Methodist Church in care of Bollman Funeral Home, Main at West Third, Enterprise, Or., 97828.


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  • Maintained by: Bonnie Dilworth
  • Originally Created by: Grave Helper
  • Added: 7 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45211611
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Lucretia Carter Alford (19 Jan 1899–30 Oct 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45211611, citing Enterprise Cemetery, Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie Dilworth (contributor 46919630) .