MARY JOYCE ALFORD VORMAN
1926 LA – 2010 MA
Mary Joyce Alford
Junior photo, The Gumbo, 1946
yearbook, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., MA—14 May 2010
LENOX—Joyce Alford Vorman of 235 Walker St., Lenox, died
Wednesday, May 12, 2010.
She was born in Lake Charles, La., on April 25,
1926, daughter of Steve and Joyce Powell Alford. She was a graduate of
Louisiana State University, graduating at the top of her class with a degree in
Commerce. She worked as an accountant in the finance field. She lived in Canada
from 1957 to the mid 1980s.
She was a very active member of the Stockbridge
Congregational Church. Joyce was a past board member of Naumkeag, a past board
member of the Stockbridge Library, and was active in the Berkshire Botanical
Gardens and the Literacy Network.
Her husband of 50 years Edward, died in 1998.
She leaves many loving friends, two daughters,
Constance Vorman and her husband, David Sloterbeck, of Weston, Vt., and Vanessa
Maxwell and her husband, Robert W., of Farmington, Conn.; one sister, Jane
Sims, of Lynchburg, Va.; one sister-in-law, Betty Dufrene of Lake Charles, La.;
three grandchildren, Duncan, Spenser and Kennon Maxwell, and two
step-grandchildren, Oscar and Caswell Sloterbeck.
MEMORIAL NOTICE: A memorial service for Joyce
Alford Vorman will be held at a later date to be announced. There are no
Expressions of sympathy in Joyce's memory may be
made to Construct in care of the Birches-Roy Funeral Home 33 South Street Great
Barrington, MA 01230, which is in charge of arrangements
Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., MA—17 June 2010
A memorial service for Joyce Alford Vorman who
died May 12, will be held on June 19, 2010, at 3 p.m. at the Stockbridge
Congregational Church. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made
to Construct, in care of the Birches-Roy Funeral Home, 33 South St., Great
Barrington, MA 01230, who is in charge of arrangements….
AAFA NOTES: SSDI
records show that Joyce A. Vorman (SS# issued in AZ) was born 25 Apr 1926, last
residence Lenox, Berkshire Co., MA.
We included the obituaries of her parents, Steve
A. Alford Sr. and Joyce Powell Alford; and brother Steve A. Alford Jr. in Louisiana
Obituaries; of her sister Brownie Jean Alford McElmoyl in Arizona Obituaries;
and of her sister Jane Alford Sims in Virginia Obituaries.
WEEKLY TOWN TALK
Alexandria, Rapides Parish,
LA—Saturday, 6 March 1948
For more information on this family, see AAFA’s
published genealogies, Descendants
of Jacob Alford, b. 1761 NC , John Seaborn
Alford 1807 LA, and John Alford
(1645–1710 VA) Tentative Genealogy, First Three Generations .
Her lineage: Mary Joyce 1926 LA1, Steve A. 1892 LA2,
Arthur Colley 1869 LA3, Marshall Thomas 1839
LA4, John Seaborn 1807 LA5, Jacob 1761 NC6,
Julius 1717 VA7, James 1687 VA8, John 1645 VA9.