GWENDOLYN POOLE THOMAS ALFORD
Wife of Herman Woodrow Alford, AAFA #0068
1914 AL – 1996 MS
_____, MS—_____ April 1996
PHILADELPHIA [Neshoba Co.]—Services for Gwendolyn Poole
Alford will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church.... Burial will
be in Cedarlawn Cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Home in charge of
Mrs. Alford, 81, of Philadelphia, died Sunday,
April 7, 1996, at her home. She was a native of Marion, Ala., where she
graduated from Perry County High School, then attended Judson College and
graduated from the University of Alabama. She taught public school in Rosedale
and Jackson before moving to Philadelphia where she taught for numerous years
before retiring. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Philadelphia
where she taught Sunday School for numerous years. She was the Women’s
Missionary Union Director for numerous years and a charter member of the Neshoba
County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was also a
member and past president of the Philadelphia Women’s Club.
Survivors include two sons, Patrick T. Alford of
Gautier and Herman W. Alford Jr. of Philadelphia; a daughter, Janne Thomas of
Philadelphia; a sister, Lila Thomas Johnson of Birmingham, Ala.; and four
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman
from Cedarlawn Cemetery, Philadelphia, Neshoba Co., MS—www.findagrave.com
granted by the photographer, LWB
AAFA NOTES: SSDI
records show that Gwendolyn T. Alford (SS# issued in MS) was born 14 Aug 1914.
We included the obituaries of her husband,
Herman Woodrow Alford; and her daughter Janne Alford Thomas in Mississippi
From SSACI: Gwendolyn Poole Thomas was born 14
Aug 1915, daughter of George W. Thomas and Martha Miree.
Marion, Perry Co., AL—Thursday, 30