Penny Melvin Alford (1941 - 2018)

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  • "To my friends,Mr.Charlie, Charlsey, Brenda, Jennifer and..."
    - Wendy McPherson Strickland
  • "So sorry for your lost thoughts and prayers from our family..."
    - Mark and Celeste Beal
  • "So sorry to hear of Penny's passing. You are no longer in..."
    - Beverly Edwards
  • "Cousin Charles, Brenda, Jennifer and Charlsey; I am so very..."
    - Janet Hamm-Ammons
  • "Words can't begin to express what you all must be feeling...."
    - Regina Wolf
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PENNY MELVIN ALFORD Penny Melvin Alford, age 76 of Wilmington, passed from this earthly life on Saturday June 9, 2018 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice, surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 28, 1941in New Hanover County, daughter of the late Lonnie and Maude Teachey Melvin. She was also predeceased by her brother, CSM Donald L. "Ranger" Melvin. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Charles Alford of the home; three daughters, Charlsey A. English of Wilmington, Brenda A. Tucker and husband Elton of Burgaw and Jennifer A. Messer and husband Mark of Wilmington; six grandchildren, Charlie Messer (Heather), Matthew Messer, Ashley Medina (Michael), Hannah English, Elizabeth Craver (Brandon) and Kimberly Haraldson; seven great grandchildren; sister Mildred Lee Wilson of Brunswick County; and many nieces and nephews. Penny was a great wife and wonderful mother. She dearly loved her family and enjoyed playing cards. She also loved and enjoyed her dogs. To respect her wishes, no services are planned at this time. Memorial gifts can be given to LCF Hospice 1406 Physicians Dr. Wilmington, NC 28401 or New Hanover Co. Humane Society 2504 N. 23rd St. Wilmington, NC 28401 Shared memories and condolences can be sent to the family at A service of Harrell's Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from June 12 to June 13, 2018