HOWARD LESLIE “HOP” ALFORD
1932 MS – 2008 MS
From AAFA files
Starkville, Oktibbeha Co., MS‑ Sunday, 9 November 2008
EUPORA—Services for H.L. “Hop” Alford will be held at 11
a.m. Monday, November 10, 2008, at Wise Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at
Marvin Hill Cemetery in Webster County with Wise Funeral Home in charge of the
Mr. Alford, 75, of Maben, died Friday, November
7, 2008, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a retired
He was a member of Midway Church of Christ in
Maben. He was a U.S. Army veteran
Survivors include his daughter, Beth Murchie of
New Hope; his sons, Ken Alford of Starkville, and Johnny Alford of Cumberland;
his brothers, Ruble Alford of Pheba, James M. Alford of Ackerman, and Billy E.
Alford of Sherwood; and 10 grandchildren.
NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL
Tupelo, Lee Co., MS—Sunday, 9 November 2008
MABEN [Webster Co.]—H.L. “Hop” Alford, 75, died Nov. 7,
2008, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born Nov. 13, 1932,
in Cumberland. He was a retired steelworker from B&W and a member of Midway
Church of Christ. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a devoted
East Webster Wolverine fan. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, whittler and a
bluegrass music lover.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Wise
Funeral Home. Burial will be in Marvin Hill Cemetery in Webster County. Wise
Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Beth Murchie
(Frank) of New Hope; two sons, Ken Alford (Joanna) of Starkville and Johnny
Alford (Anna Marie) of Cumberland; three brothers, Ruble Alford of Pheobea,
James M. Alford of Ackerman and Billy E. Alford of Sherwood; 10 grandchildren;
and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends....
from Marvin Hill Cemetery, Cumberland, Webster Co., MS—www.findagrave.com
granted by the photographer, Jessica Murchie (Howard’s granddaughter)
NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Howard L.
Alford (SS# issued in MS), last residence Maben, Webster Co., MS.
We included the obituaries of his wife, Angelia
Bland Alford; and brother Ruble Lee Alford in Mississippi Obituaries.
His father was Osie Lee Alford and mother was
Terah Clemons Alford.
He and his wife and son Ken attended several
AAFA annual meetings.
For more information about this family, see AAFA’s
published genealogy, Known
Descendants of Littleberry B. Alford and Mary Butler.
His lineage: Howard Leslie 1932 MS1,
Osie Lee 1896 MS2, James Thomas Monroe Pinkney 1855 MS3,
Monroe 1826 AL4, Littleberry 1801 NC5.