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George W. Alford Jr.

1931 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
George W. Alford Jr. Obituary
ALFORD, Jr., George W. George W. Alford, Jr. age 86, passed away December 27, 2017. He was born March 25, 1931 in Toledo, OH. He graduated from O'Keefe High School and attended Georgia State University. He was a life-long fan of Georgia Tech, which started as a young boy growing up near the Tech campus. While in high school he joined the National Guard, then continued as a Sargeant in the U.S. Air Force. He started to work at Hewett Photography Studios in 1949 and over a 35 year period was instrumental in building one of the top photo labs in the country. He is survived by his sister Joanne Fuller; 6 children and their spouses: Dionne and Farrell White; George R. Alford; Greg and Rena Alford; Terry and Tina Alford; Adrian and Kerry Thompson; Deidre H. and Mike Wilson; 4 Grandchildren; 4 Great-Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents George and Laura Alford; wife Virginia Haynes Alford; Martha Alford; and grandson Jeremy Alford. The family would like to express our thanks for the wonderful care and help given by Abbey Hospice, Social Circle, GA. A private service will be held at the National Cemetery in Canton, GA in March 2018.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Dec. 31, 2017
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