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Alonzo Duvoix Alford



AAFA #1054





Franklinton, Washington Parish, LA—Wednesday, 12 November 2003


MT. HERMON—A.D. Alford, 80, a resident of Mount Hermon, died at 10:45 a.m., Wednesday, November 5, 2003, at the Riverside Medical Center in Franklinton.

            Mr. Alford was a retired clerk with the Louisiana Department of Highways and a member of the Mount Hermon Baptist Church. He was a World War II Navy veteran.

            Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Jerry Simpson Alford of Mount Hermon; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Morris Alford and wife, Sharon, of Tangipahoa and Doix Alford and wife, Paula, of Mount Hermon; a daughter, Lorraine Mabus of Amite; three grandsons, James T. Mabus III and John R. Mabus III, both of Amite and Judge LeBaron Alford of Tangipahoa; two granddaughters, Misty Marie Lewis of Hammond and Riki L. and husband, James Pena, of Magnolia; a sister and brother-in-law, Hassellteen “Teeny” and Clyde Tyson of Mableton, Georgia; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Joseph H. and Leah Beth Simpson of Amite; another sister-in-law, Faye Ellen Simpson of Mount Hermon; and numerous nieces and nephews.

            His parents, Alonzo and Florence Morris Alford; two sisters, Audelle Boyd and Odilee Miller; and a brother Woodrow W. Alford, preceded him in death.

            A graveside service was held on Friday at Mount Hermon Cemetery.


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records show that Alonzo Alford (SS# issued in LA) was born 29 July 1923.

            We published the obituaries of Buddy’s parents, Alonzo Seaborn Alford and Florence Morris Alford; and his sister Audelle Alford Boyd in the Louisiana Obituaries compilation.

            Buddy is the father of Michael Alford, AAFA #0075; and the uncle of Sally Stoewer, AAFA #0120, and Jeanne Singleton, AAFA #0249.

            His lineage: Alonzo Duvoix 1923 LA1, Alonzo Seaborn 1891 LA2, Jeptha Martin 1862 LA3, John Seaborn 1807 LA4, Jacob 1761 NC5, Julius 1717 VA6, James 1687 VA7, John 1645 VA8.