1934 OK – 2013 OK
Photo from AAFA files,
1997 at AAFA’s Annual Meeting in Pleasanton, CA
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., OK—14 March 2013
SPENCER—Elroy R. Alford, Sr., 78, of Spencer, died March 10,
Born May 2, 1934, to Elwood and Althea Alford.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was a
longtime member of the Catholic Church.
Elroy is survived by his wife Jan, 3 children, 7
grandchildren, 2 sisters, and many nieces and nephews.
A Wake Service will be held 5:30 PM, Friday,
March 15, 2013, at Barnes Friederich Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will be
held at 9:30 AM, Saturday, March 16, 2013, at St. Teresa Catholic Church in
Harrah with burial at Arlington Memory Gardens.
NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Elroy R.
Alford (SS# issued in OK), last residence not listed.
See the obituaries of his siblings Jesse Leon
Alford and Laquana Jean Alford Cizek; and paternal grandfather, Thomas Wildcat
Alford, in this compilation.
Elroy was a member of the Absent Shawnee Tribe
of Oklahoma. His paternal great-grandfather, George Wildcat, added the Alford
name after an Alford officer save his life. (We haven't identified the Alford
Elroy was an active and enthusiastic AAFA
member. He made and donated bird houses and wooden angels as raffle and door
prizes for many AAFA annual meetings. He also contributed extensive information
on his Native American ancestor, Thomas Wildcat Alford.
In May 2015, a Find A Grave photographer
reported that Elroy has no gravestone.
His lineage: Elroy Raymond 1934 OK1,
Elwood Seymour 1911 OK2, Thomas Wildcat 1860 OK3, George
Wildcat 1825 ??4.