JULIUS ANDERSON “JAKE” ALFORD, JR.
1927 MS – 1998 NC
Photo taken at AAFA’s 1995
meeting in Decatur, AL
Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., NC—23 June 1998
HIGHLANDS—Julius Anderson “Jake” Alford, Jr., 70, of Clear
Creek Road, Highlands, died Thursday, June 11, 1998 at his home. Funeral
services were held Saturday, June 13, at 2 p.m. in the Goldmine Baptist
Church.... Pallbearers were Ray McCall, John McCall, Gilbert Beck, Bobby
Creswell, Tom Coffey and Dick Watson. Burial was in the Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
The Franklin VFW Post 7339 and American Legion Post 108 conducted complete
military graveside rites....
He was a native of Jackson County, Mississippi [sic—should
be Hinds Co.], the son of the late Julius A. Sr. and Hilma Burdine Alford. He
was retired after 28 years of service in the U.S. Air Force. He owned and
operated Highlands Refrigeration and was a 25-year member of the Highlands
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary
Virginia “Ginny” Dunkin Alford; three daughters, Holly (Tom) Coffey of
Pfafftown, Julie McCall of Highlands, and Michelle “Shelly” Alford-Williams of
San Jose, California; three sons, Steven “Andy” Alford of Goldmine, Greg P.
Alford of Atlanta, GA and Christopher Alford of Greensboro; a sister, Patricia
Granberg of Blanco, TX; and nine grandchildren....
Bryant Funeral Home was in charge of
from Mount Moriah Cemetery, Macon Co., GA—www.findagrave.com
granted by the photographer, name withheld by request
posted 27 Jan 2014
NOTES: SSDI records show that Julius A. Alford (SS# issued in TX)
was born 7 Aug 1927, last residence Highlands, Macon Co., NC.
We included the obituaries of his parents, Julius
Anderson Alford Sr. and Helen Burdine Alford, in South Carolina Obituaries; and
his sister Patricia Ann Alford Granberg, AAFA #1228, in Texas Obituaries.
Julius “Jake” Alford attended only the meeting
in Decatur, AL, but he was active in AAFA and left his mark on the Association.
While he will be missed, we are pleased that his wife Mary notified us that she
wants to continue with an active membership.
His lineage: Julius Anderson 1927 MS1,
Julius Anderson 1903 MS2, Harvey Warren 1865 MS3, Jacob
A. 1835 AL4, Julius 1803 NC5, Jacob 1781 NC6,
John 1747 NC7, Julius 1717 VA8, James 1687 VA9,
John 1645 VA10.