BETTY RUTH ALFORD DIETZ
1932 AL – 2007 AL
Decatur, Morgan Co., AL—Sunday, 1 April 2007
Graveside service for Betty R. Dietz, 75, of
Decatur will be Monday, April 2, 2007, at 10 a.m. at Roselawn Cemetery with Shelton
Funeral Home directing….
Mrs. Dietz, who died Saturday, March 31, 2007,
at Parkway Medical Center, was born March 27, 1932, in Morgan County.
Survivors include her husband, James H. Dietz;
two sons, John (Mark) Dietz and James (Anthony) Dietz; three grandchildren; and
Photo from Roselawn
Gardens of Memory, Decatur, Morgan Co., AL—www.findagrave.com
Permission granted by
the photographer, FHTerry
NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Betty R.
Dietz (SS# issued in AL), last residence Decatur, Morgan Co., AL.
We included the obituaries of her paternal
grandparents, Alton Calvin “Jobe” Alford and Mary Emma Drake Alford, in Alabama
From SSACI: Betty Ruth Alford Dietz was born 27
March 1932 in Morgan Co., AL, daughter of Leldon F. Alford and Ola M. Harp.
From AL Marriages: Leldon Felix Alford, age 22
born 21 Feb 1906, married Ola Mae Harp, age 19 born 3 Jan 1909, on 13 Oct 1928
in Morgan Co., AL. The affiant was Miss Sallie Louise Alford, age 24 of
Hartselle [Leldon’s sister]. The Marriage License is crossed out—it appears to
say “License _____ Declined”:
From AL Marriages: Leldon F. Alford, born 21 Feb
1912 in Morgan Co., married Ola Alford, born 3 Dec 1911 in Morgan Co., on 17
Oct 1947 in Birmingham. They were both divorced and had 2 previous marriages.
Their divorces are both listed on 19 June 1947 in Decatur (possibly divorced
from each other?).
No other marriages for Leldon have been found.
For more information about this family, see
AAFA’s published genealogy, Known
Descendants of Pleasant N. Alford and Lavina Sandlin.
Her lineage: Betty Ruth 1932 AL1,
Leldon Felix 1912 AL2, Alton Calvin 1869 AL3, Ezekiel C.
1841 AL4, Pleasant N. 1818 AL5.