CHARLES DALMA ALFORD, JR.

AAFA #0072

1921 AL – 2001 LA

 

 

THE ADVOCATE

Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA—Friday, 2 November 2001

 

            Dr. Charles D. Alford Jr. died Wednesday, October 31, 2001, at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond [Tangipahoa Parish]. He was 79 and a native and a resident of Hammond. Dr. Alford was recently honored at the annual meeting of the Louisiana State Medical Society held in Baton Rouge on October 19, 2001, at the Radisson Hotel. He received his doctor of medicine degree 50 years ago as a member of the LSU Medical School, Class of 1951, and was honored with special recognition for outstanding achievement. He retired in 1993 from practice in Hammond.

            He did his internship and residency in OB/GYN at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, where he was a chief resident for two years. He was a diplomat of the American Board of OB/GYN, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and Fellow of the American College of OB/GYN. He has had many papers published in prominent medical journals, having done much research within the field of medicine.

            He served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946, during World War II. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Hammond. Survived by his wife Margaret Waldrep Alford. Two daughters and a son-in-law, Elizabeth Alford Flippen of Jackson, MS. and Margaret Suzanne Alford Loomis and Wayland E. Loomis of Dallas. A sister Ruth Marion Alford of Baton Rouge. Three grandchildren, James Alford Flippen of Jackson, Wayland Everett Loomis III and Patrick Andrew Loomis of Dallas.

            Preceded in death by his parents C.D. and Ruth Coyne Alford. Visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, from 6 PM. To 9 PM. Friday and after 8 am. Saturday. Religious services at the funeral home at 2 PM. Saturday, conducted by Rev. Mike Murray. Internment in Greenlawn Cemetery.

 

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THE TIMES-PICAYUNE

New Orleans, LA—Friday, 2 November 2001

 

            Dr. Charles D. Alford, Jr., M.D. died on October 31, 2001 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond. He was 79 years old, a native and resident of Hammond.

            Dr. Alford was recently honored at the annual meeting of the Louisiana State Medical Society held in Baton Rouge on October 19, 2001 at the Radisson Hotel. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree 50 years ago as a member of the LSU Medical School Class of 1951, and was honored with special recognition for outstanding achievement. Having retired in 1993 from practice in Hammond, Dr. Alford graduated from LSU School of Medicine, did his internship and residency in OB/GYN at Charity Hospital in New Orleans where he was a Chief Resident for 2 years; was a Diplomate of the American Board of OB/GYN, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and Fellow of the American College of OB/GYN. Dr. Alford has had many papers published in prominent medical journals, having done much research in specialties within his field of medicine. He served in the US Army from 1943 to 1946 during World War II and was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Hammond.

            Survived by his wife, Margaret Waldrop Alford of Hammond; 2 daughters, Anne Elizabeth Alford Flippin, Jackson, MS; and daughter and son-in-law, Margaret Suzanne Alford Loomis and Wayland E. Loomis, II, Dallas, TX; one sister, Ruth Marion Alford, Baton Rouge; 3 grandchildren, James Alford Flippin, Jackson, Wayland Everett Loomis, III, and Patrick Andrew Loomis, Dallas.

            He is preceded in death by his parents, C.D. and Ruth Coyne Alford.

            Visitation at Harry Mckneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond on Friday, Nov. 2, 2001 from 6 until 9 pm and on Saturday after 8am until the religious services at 2:00 pm conducted by the Rev. Mike Murray. Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery.

 

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AAFA NOTES: SSDI records show that Charles Alford (SS# issued in TX) was born 24 December 1921, last residence Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.

            We included the obituaries of his wife, Margaret Waldrep Alford; and his sister Ruth Marion Alford in Louisiana Obituaries.

            Dr. C.D. “Bo” Alford was very interested in his Alford ancestry and was one of the first folks to participate in our early organized Alford research. He was a practicing physician at the time, so much of his effort and contact was through his daughter Anne Elizabeth Alford, AAFA #0033.

            His lineage: Charles Dalma 1921 AL1, Charles Dalma 1900 LA2, William H. 1868 MS3, John Milton 1842 MS4, William 1804 GA5, Jacob 1761 NC6, Julius 1717 VA7, James 1687 VA8, John 1645 VA9.