AAFA #0374

1932 OK – 2012 KS




Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KS—24 June 2012


            Alford, Travis A., 80, passed away June 22, 2012. He was born May 25, 1932 to Arnold and Lillie (Tigert) Alford in Caney, OK. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War in the 45th MP. Travis enjoyed bowling, running, and watching the OU Sooners play football.

            He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Bud Alford and Don Alford.

            Travis is survived by his wife of nearly 52 years, Elizabeth Alford; children, Michelle (Michael Katunzi) Sani and Michael (Brenda) Alford; and siblings, Neal (Trecia) Alford, Bob (Ella) Alford, Jack (Janice) Alford, Carl (Vickie) Alford, Mary (Jim) Gay, Wallace (Vicky) Alford.

            Memorial service: 2 pm, Monday at Pine Valley Christian Church, 5620 E. 21st St. N., Wichita, KS 67208. Memorial contributions may be made to Pine Valley Christian Church or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202.


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Travis A. Alford (SS# issued in OK), last residence not listed.

            We included the obituary of his wife, Elizabeth L. "Betty" Tucker Alford, in Kansas Obituaries; We included the obituaries of his mother, Lillie Francis Tigert Alford; brother Buddy Marvin Alford; and grandfather James Henry Alford in Oklahoma Obituaries. We included the obituary of his brother Earl Don Alford, AAFA #0361, in Texas Obituaries.

            Travis is also the brother of Jack Franklin Alford, AAFA #0369, and Mary Phyllis Alford Gay, AAFA #1327.

            For more information about this family, see AAFA’s published genealogy, Known Descendants of John Alford b. ca 1801 NC.

            His lineage: Travis Arnold 1932 OK1, Arnold Allen 1908 OK2, James Henry 1857 MS3, John Madison 1826 GA4, John 1801 NC5.