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Earl Johnston Alford



AAFA #0518

1921 GA –2005 FL



St. Augustine, St. Johns Co., FL—Tuesday, 17 May 2005


            Earl Johnson Alford, 84, of St. Augustine, died May 14, 2005, at Moultrie Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Alford was a native of Sylvester, Ga., and had resided in St. Augustine since 1950. Alford was an aquarist at Marineland of Florida, and a member of the Elks. Alford served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II, and was a member of Ancient City Baptist Church.

            Services: Noon Wednesday at Craig Funeral Home Chapel. Calling hours: 11 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home. Burial: Evergreen Cemetery.

            Survivors: Daughters, Lynn Gibson and Patricia Hubbard; six step-grandchildren and other relatives.

            In charge: Craig Funeral Home and Crematory.


Photo from Evergreen Cemetery, St. Augustine, St. Johns Co., FL—

Permission granted by the photographer, Richard A. Brantley

Photo posted 21 July 2010


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records show that Earl J. Alford (SS# issued in NC) was born 3 Jan 1921, last residence St. Augustine, St. Johns Co., FL.

            We included the obituary of his wife, Marydel Smith Alford, in Florida Obituaries.

            AAFA records and his gravestone spell his middle name Johnston.

            For more information on this family, see AAFA’s published genealogy, Known Descendants of James Lodwick Alford (1749–1820).

            His lineage: Earl Johnston 1921 GA1, Earl Johnston 1893 NC2, Columbus Augustine 1850 NC3,  Green Haywood 1820 NC4, Greene 1787 NC5, James Lodwick 1749 NC6.