Born 4-13-1928 -- Died 5-16-2005
Velma Lee Alford, 77, of Alton, Mo., died May 16, 2005, in Alton, Mo.
Born April 13, 1928, in Camp, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Otis Todd and Hazel Moss Todd. She was united in marriage Feb., 19, 1948, in Salem, Ark. to Alfred Alford.
She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by her family and many friends.
She is survived by her husband, Alfred; a son, Charles Alford and wife, Barbara, of Alton; a daughter, Janice Richardson and husband, Dick of Alton; four grandchildren Brandi Sutherland of West Plains, Amanda Trantham of Alton, and Frank and James Alford of Alton; two great-grandchildren -- Dalton and Kassidy Moore of West Plains.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Charles Todd.
The funeral service was held May 18 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with the Rev. Robert Wiggs officiating. Burial was in the Bailey Chapel Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer, Mo.