Mrs. Cora Irene Alford of Brookhaven, MS., formerly of Calhoun County, MS., passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2003 in Brookhaven at her residence. She was born on March 3, 1927 to Douglas Chaney and Ida Winters Chaney. Mrs. Alford was a homemaker, and of the Baptist faith, She was the widow of John Jack Alford.
Visitation will start on Thursday, April 17, 2003 at the Parker Memorial Funeral Home in Bruce, MS., from 4 to 9 PM., and until 2:30 PM., on Friday before the Service that will be held at the New Hope Baptist Church in Yalobusha, County, MS at 3 PM with the Rev. Johnny Davidson officiating. Burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery.
Survivors include four sons, William D. Kendall of Hazelhurst, MS., Cecil Wayne Kendall of Callahan, Fl., Larry Thomas Kendall of Odessa, TX., Johnny Ray Kendall of Odessa, TX., and one step-son, James D. Kendall of Robert Lee, TX. One daughter, Beverly Jean Kendall of Brookhaven, MS., two step-daughters, Robbie Cross of Grenada, MS.,and Katherine Arnold of Grenada, MS., Two brothers, Houston Melton of Grenada, MS., and Wayne Melton of Grenada, MS, she had 38 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.