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1908 LA –1993 LA


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New Orleans, LA—Friday, 30 April 1993


            Major Eulon A. Alford, USAF (ret) died April 28, 1993 in North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond LA. Husband of Yvonne Felder Alford of Hammond. Father of Shirley Alford Brilleaux of Essex, England and Paul William Alford of Hammond. Grandfather of Kelly Elizabeth Brilleaux and Nicholas Paul Brilleaux of Essex, England. Brother of Kathleen Reeves of Albany, Helen Bankston of Hammond Chat Johnson of Lake Charles, Lillian McFarland of Houston, TX, and the late Lucille Cole, Mary Cory, and Bailey Monroe Alford, Jr. Age 71.

            Native of Lorange, LA and resident of Hammond. He was a US Air Force Veteran of World War II and Commander of the 236 Mobil Communication Flight, Hammond, LA. He was past president of Hammond Rotary, and retired as a public school teacher having served in St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parishes; he was a Gideon and Deacon and active member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Hammond, LA.

            Family and friends are invited to attend the religious services at the Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond on Saturday, May 1 at 10 AM. Interment will follow in the John Felder Memorial Cemetery, Summit, MS. Visitation will be at the funeral home chapel on Friday, April 30 from 6 until 10 PM.

            In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American heart Fund or to the Immanuel Baptist Church Building Fund, Hammond, LA.


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Hammond, Washington Parish, LA—Friday, 30 April 1993


            Major Eulon Alfred Alford, USAF (ret), a native of Loranger and a resident of Hammond, died Wednesday at North Oaks Medical Center.

            Visitation will be at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, tonight from 6 to 10 and on Saturday, after 8 a.m. until the funeral, to be conducted by Dr. Lonnie Wascom at 10 a.m. Burial will be in John Felder Memorial Cemetery, Summit, Miss.

            He is survived by his wife, Yvonne Felder Alford, Hammond; a daughter, Shirley Alford Brilleaux, Essex, England; a son, Paul William Alford, Hammond; four sisters, Kathleen Reeves, Albany, Helen Bankston, Hammond, Chat Johnson, Lake Charles, and Lillian McFarland, Houston, and two grandchildren.

            He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lucille Cole and Mary Cory, and a brother, Bailey Monroe Alford Jr.

            In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Fund or the Immanuel Baptist Church Building Fund.

            He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Commander of Mobil Communications Flight #236 of Hammond, past president of the Hammond Rotary, a Gideon, a deacon and active member of Immanuel Baptist Church and a retired educator, having served in St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parish. (Died 4/28/93).

Photo from John Felder Memorial Park, Pike Co., MS—

Permission granted by the photographer, M. Rutland


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records show that Eulon A. Alford (SS# issued in LA) was born 14 September 1921.

            We included the obituaries of his wife, Yvonne Dorothy Felder Alford; his mother Jennie Brumfield Alford; and his sisters Charity Lou Alford Allen Johnson, Haidee Kathleen Alford Reeves, and Helen Jennie Alford Bankston in Louisiana Obituaries. We included the obituary of his sister Lillian Alford McFarland in Texas Obituaries.

            His lineage: Eulon Alfred 1921 LA1, Bailey Monroe 1875 LA2, Marshall Thomas 1839 LA3, John Seaborn 1807 LA4, Jacob 1761 NC5, Julius 1717 VA6, James 1687 VA7, John 1645 VA8.