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 Jessie Lee <I>Sapp</I> Alford

Jessie Lee Sapp Alford

Birth
Mount Enterprise, Rusk County, Texas, USA
Death Feb 1982 (aged 81)
Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, USA
Burial Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 6280655 · View Source
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NEWS MESSENGER
Marshall, Harrison Co., TX
_____ February 1982

Funeral services for Jessie Lee Alford, 81, of 1806 S. Garrett St., will be held at 2 p.m. today in the Colonial Chapel of Sullivan Funeral Home.... Burial will follow in Grange Hall Cemetery.

Mrs. Alford died at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, 1982 in Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

A native of Rusk County, she was born Jan. 18, 1901. The daughter of Willis R. and Sarah Elizabeth Smith Sapp, she attended Rusk County Public Schools and received her licensed vocational nurse’s training at Nan Travis Hospital in Jacksonville. She was an LVN at that hospital for over 20 years.

A member of the First Baptist Church, she was a former supervisor for South Marshall and East End school cafeterias. She was a member of Lois Sunday school class and retired senior citizens group of First Baptist Church, Golden Age Club and Golden Harvest Rebekah Lodge.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Lester (Dena) Sanders of Marshall; two grandchildren, Gene Sanders of Mesquite and Mrs. Rick (Sherry) Flanagan of Carrollton; four great grandchildren, Jeffery Sanders, Gennie Sanders, Mandy Flanagan and Joshua Flanagan; three sisters, Mrs. W.E. (Ruth) Gentry of Henderson, Mrs. Tossie Myrick of Groves and Mrs. Earl Marks of Mt. Enterprise; five nieces; and two nephews.

Pallbearers will be Charles Hudson, Ray Cude, Ike Neumann, Lawrence Cousins, Joe Dunn, John Toney and John W. Miller. Honorary pallbearers are Nolan Senesac, Lionel E. Faggard, Dr. George Bennett, Sammy Rogers, Bill Langton, members of the Golden Age Club and retired senior citizens and adult Sunday school department of First Baptist church....


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  • Maintained by: Pamela Thompson
  • Originally Created by: Charles Hudson
  • Added: 21 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6280655
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jessie Lee Sapp Alford (18 Jan 1901–Feb 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6280655, citing Grange Hall Cemetery, Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Pamela Thompson (contributor 47195155) .