AAFA #0555



Hoyle and Dorothy, 1989



Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL—Friday, 3 October 1997


            Funeral services for Walter Hoyle Alford will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, October 4, 1997 from the graveside at Jacksonville Memory Gardens Cemetery, 111 Blanding Blvd, Orange Park, FL with Rev. George Lutz, Pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.

            Mr. Alford was born on January 5, 1908 in Parkerville, GA and died on October 2, 1997 in Jacksonville, FL.

            Mr. Alford is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dorothy Horne Alford; two daughters, Carolyn Chambliss [AAFA #0965] and her husband, John, and Vesta Beany [AAFA #1084]; two sisters, Beatrice Parramore [AAFA #0158] and Louise Aiken [sic: Ekin] [AAFA #0177]; brother, Lodwick Alford [AAFA #0011]; four grandchildren, John Chambliss, Dale Chambliss Long, Kristen Beany Hogue and Karla Beany Venos; and many nieces and nephews.

            Family will receive friends Friday (today) from 6-8 PM at Jacksonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association or the Alzheimers Association.

Photo from Jacksonville Memory Gardens, Orange Park, Clay Co., FL —

Permission granted by the photographer, Marcus Snow


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Walter H. Alford (SS# issued in FL).

            We included the obituaries of his brother Marvin Floyd Alford in Florida Obituaries. We included the obituaries of his siblings Lodwick Houston Alford, Mary Marjorie Alford Brown Ditto, Sarah Beatrice Alford Parramore, and William Leorus Alford; and sister-in law Flora Bell King Alford in Georgia Obituaries.

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

            His lineage: Walter Hoyle 1908 GA1, William Leorus Haywood 1863 NC2, Green Haywood 1820 NC3, Green 1787 NC4, James Lodwick 1749 NC5.