AAFA #0217

1931 MN – 1997 MO



Source unknown, but probably:


Jefferson City, Cole Co., MO—_____ May 1997


            Irvin P. Alford, 65, of Holts Summit [Callaway Co.], died Saturday, May 24, 1997, at Capital Health Care in Jefferson City.

            He was born Sept. 10, 1931, in Madelia, Minn., the son of Wallis and Stella Hage Alford. He graduated from Truman High School in Truman, Minn. He was a veteran of the Army during the Korean War. He was married March 15, 1959, in West Grove, Iowa, to Virginia White, who survives at the home.

            He was a dairy farmer for 12 years and a union member with Chamberlains Manufacturing. He belonged to the Grace Lutheran Church of Holts Summit and the Alford American Family Association.

            He is also survived by three sons, Raymond Wesley Alford of Festus, Standley Lee Alford of Jefferson City, and Wallace James Alford of Tebbetts, and five grandchildren.

            He was preceded in death by one son Wallis Standley Alford.

            Visitation was Monday, May 26, at the Houser-Millard Holts Summit Chapel.... Burial followed in the Hawthorn Memorial Gardens Cemetery....


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Irvin P. Alford (SS# issued in MN). When we included his obituary in the Fall 1999 issue, we did not identify him as an AAFA member.

            His lineage: Irvin Peter 1931 MN1, Wallis James 1881 NY2, Leslie 1855 NY3, Ransom C. 1818 VT4, Ashley Owen 1770 VT5, Benedict 1716 CT6, Benedict 1688 CT7, Jeremiah 1655 CT8, Benedict 1619 England9.