Iris Neal Alford
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Mrs. Iris Neal Alford, 92, of Jackson, MS passed away peacefully at Rolling Acres Retirement Home in Raleigh, MS surrounded by family on July 1, 2012. Iris was born in Webster County, MS on July 25, 1919 to the late Will and Mildred Milton Neal. She moved to Jackson, MS in the early 1940s and began work with Deposit Guaranty Bank where she remained for 38 years. She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church. She moved to Summerland Manor Assisted Living in Bay Springs, MS in 2008 and to Rolling Acres Retirement Center for the past 7 months.
She is preceded in death by her only sibling Mrs. Arlyne Neal de Medicis and husband Jim of Jackson. She is survived by niece Miriam de Medicis Hurdle and her husband Noble of Taylorsville, MS, niece Judy de Medicis Cooley of Baton Rouge, LA and nephew Gene de Medicis and his wife Lynn of Picayune, MS, 7 great-nieces and great- nephews, and 10 great-great nieces and great-great nephews.
Visitation will be at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home on High Street in downtown Jackson on Thursday, July 5, 2012, from 9:00-10:00. The funeral will follow at 10:00. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the employees of Summerland Manor and Rolling Acres Retirement Center for the loving care they gave to their loved one.
Published in Clarion Ledger on July 4, 2012