Grace Marie <I>Buckles</I> Alford

Grace Marie Buckles Alford

The Dalles, Wasco County, Oregon, USA
Death 4 Apr 2002 (aged 52)
The Dalles, Wasco County, Oregon, USA
Burial The Dalles, Wasco County, Oregon, USA
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The Dalles, Wasco Co., OR—Sunday, 7 April 2002

Grace Marie Buckles Alford, 52, a resident of The Dalles, died at Mid Columbia Medical Center on Thursday, April 4, 2002.

She was born in The Dalles, Oregon, on March 22, 1950, the third of four children to Glen Lee and Dorothy Lucile (Clay) Buckles. She grew up in The Dalles, attended Thompson and Dry Hollow Grade Schools and graduated from The Dalles High School in 1968.

After high school, she moved to Hawaii for a short time, and then to Kenai, Alaska. She later returned to The Dalles, where she met her future husband, William Paul Alford. They married on June 18, 1981 in Reno, Nevada.

They lived in The Dalles until moving to the Salem (Oregon) area in 1988, returning to The Dalles in 1998 to care for Grace's father.

She attended The Dalles Church of God and enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening, yard work and tending to stray animals.

She is survived by her husband, her son, her grandson, her father, and her brothers, her sister, nephews, nieces, and 5 great nieces.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Dorothy, in June 1992….

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, at Spencer, Libby & Powell Funeral Home. Interment will follow at The Dalles Parklawn Cemetery.

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