Barbara Alford "Ann" POLKTON - Ann, 71, of Polkton, NC, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, at home. Her family will receive friends on Monday, March 18, 2013, from 4:00 until 5:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Home, Weddington Chapel. Services in celebration of Ann's life will begin at 5:00 PM in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Home. Private interment will be held at Forest Lawn East Cemetery. There will be a Celebration of Life dinner for family and friends immediately following the service in the Reception Hall at the funeral home. Ann was born on April 16, 1941, in Thomasville, NC, daughter of the late J.H. Alford and Katherine James Alford. Ann had a long career with Forest Lawn East Cemetery and Heritage Funeral Homes as an accountant. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister, co-worker and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Survivors include her beloved children, Gregory Lee McGee of Polkton, Loretta M. Saunders and husband Chuck of Pleasant Garden, NC. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren, Krystal and Kim Saunders both of Pleasant Garden, NC; and brother, Donald R. Alford and wife Peggy of Thomasville, NC. Memorials may be made to a
in memory of Ann Alford. Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Funeral Home, Weddington Chapel, 3700 Forest Lawn Drive, Matthews, NC 28104. An online guestbook is available at www.heritagefuneral.net.
Published in Charlotte Observer on Mar. 17, 2013