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Edgar Gerald Alford


1927 TX – 1999 TX

AAFA #0231


Gerald Alford at the annual AAFA meeting in Houston, 1989



Houston, Harris Co., TX—Tuesday, 23 November 1999


            E.G. “Gerald” Alford, Sr., 72 of Houston, passed away Sunday, November 21, 1999.

            Mr. Alford was born in Austonio, TX on October 10, 1927 to Edgar Gerald Alford and Lizzie Henderson Alford. He was a Deacon at Longpoint Baptist Church, an active member of the Bay Area Gospel Music Association and a Board Member of Northam Ministries. Mr. Alford owned and operated E.G. Alford Company since 1955 and served in the U.S. Army during WW II.

            He is preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Lucille Alford and survived by his wife, Mary Alford; sons, Jerry “E.G.” Alford, Jr. and wife, Lynn, Gary and Kerry Alford; step-daughters, Connie Northam, Sharon Meads and Lisa Turner; sisters, Mary Mischer and Louise Alford; grandchildren Kellie, Allison, and Ashley Alford; step-grandchildren Jaime, Lori and Kelly Northam, Elizabeth, Christopher and Leah Meads, Cody and Chad Turner, Julie, Kirk and Jennifer Jordan; and other loving relatives and friends.

            Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 pm Tuesday, November 23, 1999 at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home, 13001 Katy Freeway, where Funeral Services will be held 1:30 pm, Wednesday, November 24, 1999.... Interment to follow in Memorial Oaks Cemetery.

Photo from Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., TX—

Permission granted by the photographer, Dee


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Edgar G. Alford (SS# issued in TX), last residence Houston, Harris Co., TX.

            We included the obituaries of Gerald’s first wife, Mary Lucille “Margie” Tilotta Alford; and his sister Virginia Louis Alford in Texas Obituaries.

            He is the brother of Mary Angeline Alford Mischer, AAFA #0240, and Virginia Louise Alford, AAFA #0238.

            For more information on his genealogy, see Lodwick Alford (ca1710–1800) Genealogy, Three Generations.

            His lineage: Edgar Gerald 1927 TX1, Edgar Durwood 1902 TX2, Charles Montgomery 1860 MS3, Francis A. 1829 MS4, Halcut 1789 GA5, Julius 1750 NC6, Lodwick 1710 VA7, James 1687 VA8, John 1645 VA9.