Wife of Eulon Alfred Alford, AAFA #0213





Photo from Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home




Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA—Sunday, 3 January 2010


[A nearly identical article was published in The Times-Picayune on the same day.


            Yvonne Dorothy Alford, 82, of Hammond, died Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010, at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond. Yvonne was born on Saturday, June 25, 1927, in McComb, Miss. She graduated from LSU and was vice president of Pi Beta Phi. She was a retired public schoolteacher and a charter member of Immanuel Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir. She was also a volunteer at North Oaks Hospital and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

            Surviving are a daughter, Shirley Alford Brilleaux; son and daughter-in-law, Paul William Alford and Denise Alford; and six grandchildren, Kelly Brilleaux, Nicholas Brilleaux, Katelyn Wheat, Scott Wheat, Sarah Jane Alford and William Patrick Alford.

            She was preceded in death by her husband, Eulon Alfred Alford; parents, Hugh Felder and Grace Gilchrist Felder; sister, Shirley McCollough; and son-in-law, Lee Brilleaux.

            Friends will be received Monday, Jan. 4, at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond from 10 a.m. until services begin in the chapel at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in the Felder Family Cemetery in Mississippi. An online guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Yvonne Alford (SS# issued in MS), last residence Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.

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