ALFORD, Mary Lou V.
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Mary Lou V. Alford, age 77, of Jupiter, passed away on March 31, 2013. She was born in Richmond, VA on March 18, 1936 to Stewart M. Vest and Josephine Prichett who preceded her in death. Mary Lou partnered with her husband owning Alford Air Conditioning. She was a former stewardess for Delta Airlines. She was First Class trained for DC8 jets. Mary Lou was a ballet dancer in her childhood. She was a ballet instructor in her adult years. Mary Lou also taught rhythmic dancing to deaf children. Mary Lou was a member of Chapter EH-PEO and Sustainer, as well as the Junior League of the Palm Beaches. She is survived by her devoted husband of 52 years, Ricker Alford, Jr. of Jupiter, FL; loving daughter, H. Renee Alford of Jupiter, FL; son, Ricker Alford III and wife, Ilene of Hilo, HI; son, J. Mark Alford and wife, Melissa of Tequesta, FL; granddaughters, Camry Schusler, Gabriel Alford, Cove Alford, and Corlyn Alford; brothers, Theodore Vest and wife, Connie of Deltaville, VA, Robert Vest and wife, Barbara of Deltaville, VA; sister-in-law, Nina A. Bruner and husband, Gerald of Melbourne, FL; sister-in-law, Barbara Vest. She was preceded in death by her brother, Stewart Vest. The family will receive guests on Saturday, April 6 at 1:30 PM with funeral services to start at 2:00 PM, Aycock-Riverside Funeral and Cremation Center, 1112 Military Trail, Jupiter. Burial will follow at Riverside Memorial Park, Tequesta. Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407.