Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Obituary: Henry Lucius Alford, 1949 MS

 Henry Lucius Alford

10 Jun 1884 MS - 4 Jun 1949 TX
Son of Needham Edwin Alford & Mary S. Stafford
My 2nd Cousin, twice removed

Lucius Alford Rites Monday; Passed at 64

Pike Native Had Lived for 15 Years in San Antonio
Barber by Vocation

Many relatives and friends in this region joined in mourning the passing in death of Henry Lucius Alford, which occurred Saturday in San Antonio, Texas. Remains of Mr. Alford, a barber by trade, were brought back to his native Pike County, and funeral services were held at 2:30 Monday afternoon with Rev. S. C. Moody officiating and Reverands J. A. Bryant and W. A. Greene assisting.

Mr. Alford was 64, having been born near Holmesville June 10, 1884. He had been living in San Antonio for about 15 years. He was a member of Travis Park Methodist Church in the Texas City, and was active in affairs of his chapter of the International Barbers’ Union.

Pallbearers were Messrs. Joe Brent, H. J. Alford, Louis Alford, J. A. Alford, Robert Hollingsworth and C. W. Alford.

He leaves two sisters, Mrs. R. T. Hollinsworth and Miss Annie Alford, both of Como, Miss.; five brothers, Rev. J. M. Alford, Shreveport; B. P. Alford, Holmesville; Rev. J. A. Alford, Minden, La.; H. J. Alford, San Antonio, Texas, and Rev. C. W. Alford, Tampa, Fla., and many other relatives.

Interment was in Alford Cemetery with Hartman Funeral Home in charge of services.

Source: Lucius Alford Rites Monday; Passed at 64. (McComb, MS: Enterprise-Journal, 6 June 1949) 1; digital image, accessed December 2018.

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