Erlene W. Halford
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Virginia Erlene White Halford, age 89, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013, in Ridgeland, Mississippi at Hospice Ministries. Erlene was born in Bolton, Mississippi on August 13, 1923 and was a graduate of Mississippi College. She obtained her degree of education teaching math for many years. Erlene was a member of Beulah Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening and baking.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 51 years, Ray Halford; and parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.B. White. Survivors include a son, Joe Halford (Kim), a daughter, Rosa H. McIntyre (Ed), five grandchildren, Josh Halford, Ginna Balint, Holly Magee, Allie Halford, and Jake McIntyre, and one great-grandson, who all affectionately referred to her as "Grandma."
Visitation will be Monday, March 4 at Wright and Ferguson in Clinton, MS from 5 until 7 PM. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, March 5 at Beulah Baptist Church at 10:00 AM with visitation one hour before and internment to follow at Lakewood Cemetary.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Beulah Baptist Church, 14000 Highway 22, Bolton, MS 39041 or Hospice Ministries, 450 Towne Center Blvd, Ridgeland, MS 39157.
Published in Clarion Ledger on Mar. 3, 2013