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Cleora Alston

1924 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Cleora Alston Obituary

Cleora "Toby" Alston, daughter of the late Beaulah Grissom and Harry Lee Grissom was born in Louisburg, NC on June 14, 1924 and departed this life at St. Francis Hospital on April 23, 2014. Mrs. Alston was an Avon representative for over forty years. She also volunteered her time to teach preteens homemaking skills at the Bellevue Square Girls Club. She was joined in holy matrimony to the late Arthur L. Alston, Sr. and to this union five children were born. She leaves to cherish her memory; daughter, Cramier Gaddy of Bloomfield, CT, son Arthur Alston, Jr and wife Pamela of Hartford, CT, and daughter Gloria Lynn Edwards and husband Linton of Windsor, CT. She also leaves behind her sister Patricia Williams of NC, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. She was preceded by her son, Kenneth Alston and daughter, Paulette Fawkes Alston. Her four sisters: Blanche, Pearl, Ruth, Mollie, and one brother Robert Lee. Friends may call on Tuesday, April 29th from 10 -11:00 am, funeral will begin at 11:00 am at Shiloh Baptist Church, 350 Albany Ave, Hartford. Burial will be at Northwood Cemetery, Windsor, CT Arrangements entrusted to Henry L. Fuqua Funeral Service.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Apr. 27, 2014
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