AAFA #0194







Bay St. Louis, Hancock Co., MS—Sunday, 13 December 1998


            John Warren Alford, 74, of Pass Christian [Harrison Co., MS], died Wednesday, December 9, 1998, in New Orleans.

            Mr. Alford was native of McComb, Mississippi, and had been a resident of the Mississippi Gulf Coast for 35 years and the city of Pass Christian for 30 years.

            Mr. Alford was a graduate of Louisiana State University after serving in the infantry in World War II. He was a retired vice president of Hancock Bank, a past member of the Pass Christian Rotary Club, Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce, Pass Christian Yacht Club, and Pass Christian Golf Club.

            His wife, Elizabeth D. Alford; two brothers, James Louis Alford and Julius Mosby Alford; and a sister, Alla Quin Alford Mixon, preceded him in death.

            Survivors include a brother, Jacob E. Alford, Jr. of Metairie, LA; two daughters, Mrs. Jeanette Alford Guel of Gulfport and Mrs. Mary Lynn Alford Searles of Long Beach; and two grandchildren.

            Services were conducted Saturday at Riemann Funeral Home in Pass Christian. Burial was in Live Oak Cemetery in Pass Christian.


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records show that Warren Alford (SS # issued in MS) was born 23 December 1923, last residence Pass Christian, Harrison Co., MS.

            See the obituaries of his brothers James Louis Alford and Julius Mosby Alford, AAFA #0013, and his half-sister Ella Quin Alford Mixon in the Mississippi Obituaries compilation. We published the obituary of his brother Jacob Egloff Alford, AAFA #0016, in the Louisiana Obituaries compilation.

            John’s first wife was Elizabeth Davis. She died in 1981, and in 1982 he married Dawn Tucker, whom he later divorced. He was the son of Jacob Elias Alford and Josephine Bertha Egloff.

            His lineage: John Warren 1923 MS1, Jacob Elias 1880 MS2, James Thomas 1840 MS3, Julius Caesar 1808 NC4, James 1764 NC5, Jacob 1738 VA6, Lodwick 1710 VA7, James 1687 VA8, John 1645 VA9.