Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Jones Chapel Church for Nettie Marie Alford, 87, Ball Play community, who died Monday, Feb. 15, 2010. Pastor Roger Butler will officiate. Burial will be in Jones Chapel Cemetery. Crestwood Memorial Funeral Home will direct.
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Mrs. Alford was a longtime resident of the Ball Play community. She was the beloved wife of the late Lee Doies Alford and a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was dearly loved by her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all.
She leaves to cherish her loving memory, daughter, Connie Alford Herring, Ball Play; sons, Doies Lee Alford, Hokes Bluff, Terry Michael Alford (Tammy), Ball Play, and Robert Clay Alford (Karen), Ball Play; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Red Cross.
Pallbearers will be Joe Patterson, T.J. Alford, Jeremy Alford, Beau Alford, Joe Deck and Larry Patterson.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to all of Mrs. Alford's caregivers who aided in her care and comfort.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the hour of service Thursday at Jones Chapel Church.
Crestwood Memorial Funeral Home - Gadsden
2209 East Broad Street
Gadsden, AL 35903
Published in The Gadsden Times on Feb. 17, 2010