GEORGE ROBERT ALFORD
SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS
Savannah, GA -- 26 March 1999
RIDGELAND -- George Robert Alford Sr. 88, died March 24 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital in Beaufort. He was born in Dillon County and was the widower of Lucy Hall Alford. He graduated from Dillon High School and received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Oklahoma and a master of education degree from the University of South Carolina. He was a school administrator for 39 years. He served as elementary and high school principal and as superintendent of schools in Dillon County for 23 years and also as superintendent in Jasper County for seven years. He retired after nine years as area superintendent in Horry County and was a member of the South Carolina Education Association, National Education Association and American Association of School Administrators. He served as president of Dillon County and Jasper County education associations and on the executive committee of the South Carolina Association of School Administrators. He also served as president of the 6th District South Carolina High School League. He was a member of Lions International for 62 years, serving as president of the Dillon, Lake View, Ridge land and Loris Lions Clubs. He was a Mason for 50 years, a past master and grand marshal of Grand Lodge of South Carolina, and held other high-ranking positions in the Masons. He was also a life member of the American Legion. He served in the Navy during World War II. He was a Baptist and served as Sunday ~ teacher and deacon in the four churches he attended.
SURVIVORS: a daughter, Sarah Ann Horton of Hampton; a son, G. Robert Alford Jr. of Mount Pleasant; and four grandchildren.
FUNERAL: 1 p.m. today at Ridgeland Baptist Church, burial in Ridgeland Cemetery. Sauls Funeral Home, Ridgeland....
Mrs. Esther Gallagher
STRUTHERS WOMAN DIES AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS
Mrs. Esther Gallagher Succumbs to Pneumonia-Active in Church Work-News of Village.
STRUTHERS, Nov. 17- Mrs. Esther Gallagher, wife of Thomas Gallagher, died at the family residence, 83 Lowell road at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, following an illness of six days from pneumonia. Mrs. Gallagher was born in England April 11, 1852. For many years she was a resident of Carnegie, Pa., from which place she came to Struthers with her husband and family five years ago. She enjoyed high respect on the part of all who knew her, being a great worker in St. Nicholas church and a wife and mother much devoted to her home. She will ge greatly missed. In addition to her membership in St. Nicholas church, Mrs. Gallagher was identified with the L.C.B.A the C.R.B.A. and the Lady Maccabees. Surviving beside the husband are 11 children as follows: William, Hugh, Patrick, Peter, Joseph and Mary of Struthers; Martin, Charles and James of Carnegie, Pa.; Edward and Thomas of International Falls, Minn. Four brothers also survive. They are Martin, Charles, Edward and John of Carnegie, Pa. Announcement of funeral arrangements will be made Tuesday, the family awaiting word from the sons in Minnesota.
Youngstown Vindicator, 1913.
Emma Keliikekukahiliokalele Hiram Silva Fern - Honolulu Advertiser, Sunday Morning, September26, 1937, Page 7.
WIDOW OF FIRST HONOLULU MAYOR CALLED BY DEATH
Following an illness of seven months' duration. Mrs. Emma K.Hiram Fern, widow of former Mayor Joseph James Fern, died at 11:30 p. m. Friday at her home, 3450 Hardesty street, Kaimuki. Heart trouble was the cause of death. Services will be held at 2 p. m. tomorrow at Borthwick's mortuary, where the body will go on view after 7 p. m. today. Following the service, the body will be cremated. Mrs. Fern was born in Honolulu on May 27, 1872, and was 65 years of age. She was a member of several local Hawaiian women's organizations and was an accomplished chanter and dancer. The picture used with this story shows Mrs. Fern in pa-u costume in a Hawaiian parade of several years ago. She was Mrs. Emma K. Sylva when on August 15, 1910, she married the late Mayor Fern, who was for many years a prominent figure in Honolulu politics. The late mayor was long a shipping master on the Honolulu water- front. He served several terms as mayor of Honolulu. Of nine children born to Mrs.Fern only three survive her. They are Mrs. Rebecca La Chance, Mrs.Victoria Ano and Mrs. Annie Wood. Her step-children are Mrs. Mary Fern Coiner, Mrs. Nancy Fern Conway, Miss Stella H. K.Fern, residing in Italy; Joseph J.,and George Fern, both living abroad, and a nephew, Paul Newalu Puihale. In addition, 48 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren survive Mrs. Fern.
MARGARET GATLIN HALFORD
Columbia, SC -- Friday, 9 Oct 1998
RIDGELAND -- Services for Margaret Gatlin Halford, 87, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Sauls Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Ridgeland Cemetery....
Mrs. Halford died Wednesday [Oct 7] at Ridgeland Nursing Center after an illness. Born in Palatka, Fla., Nov. 19, 1910, she was a daughter of the late Aaron B. and Dola Silcox Gatlin. She was a homemaker and a member of Ridgeland Baptist Church.
Surviving are her son, Russell G. Halford of Ridgeland; daughter, Louise H. Hale of Tampa, Fla.; four grandchildren.
MARTHA JEAN ALFORD QUICK MAINS
Myrtle Beach, SC -- Sun., 8 Nov 1998
CONWAY -- Martha Jean Alford Mains, 45, of Gilbert Road, died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital after an illness. She was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Harrison and Grace Fleming Alford. She was a member of Greenwood Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, M. Sean Quick of Conway; two brothers, Francis Alford and Andy Alford, both of Conway; and a sister, Nancy Tindall of Conway. Visitation will be from 6-8 tonight at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Greenwood Baptist Church....
SALLY HOWARD ALFORD
Fayetteville, NC -- Sat., 28 Nov 1998
CAMDEN, S.C. -- Mrs. Sally Howard Alford, 82, of Camden, formerly of St. Pauls, N.C., died Thursday [Nov 26] in Lexington Medical Center in Columbia.
Mrs. Alford was a member of St. Pauls Presbyterian Church. She was a teacher in St. Pauls before retiring.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Pauls Presbyterian Church.... Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Alford is survived by a son, N. Kenneth Alford of Columbia; four sisters, Dixie Malpass of Currie, N.C., Ruth Moody of Parkton, N.C., Julia A. Morris of Charlotte, N.C., and Elsie Livingston of Greenwood; a brother, George Howard of Raleigh, N.C.; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at McNeill Funeral Home in St. Pauls....
Eva A.K. Jordan
Unknown Kentucky Newspaper, 1998
EVA A.K. JORDON, 74, of Covington, formerly of Artemus, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 1998 in the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Covington. She wass the daughter of the late John and Victoria Ano and wife of the late William Jordan. Funeral services were held in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, October 24 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Hubert Jordan officiating. Burial followed in the Farley cemetery at Himyar. Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.
BETTY LOU ALFORD JOHNSON
AUSTIN AMERICAN STATESMAN
Austin, TX -- Mon., 8 Feb 1999
Betty Lou Alford Johnson passed away on Friday, February 5, 1999.
She was born at home in Charleston, South Carolina on August 23, 1929. Betty was a loving mother and grandmother to her five children, two daughters-in-law, two sons-in-law, and seven grandchildren. She is remembered lovingly by her other relatives, including her sister and her husband, five nieces and their families, and by many friends including Hughleen Erdeley, gained through a life of loving. Betty never met a stranger and always delighted in finding the connection between the people she met and her life.
She was born to Wardie and Corine Alford, who preceded her in death along with her two brothers, Bill and Rock.
She is survived by her son, Glenn E. Johnson, daughter-in-law Deborah Hill Johnson, and grandchildren, Jennifer Hill and David Glenn Johnson of Austin, Texas; son Henry A. Johnson, daughter-in-law, Lorraine Landers Johnson, and grandchildren, James, Andrew and Matthew Johnson of Hamburg, Germany; daughter, Carolyn Gayle Johnson and son-in-law, Thomas John Hotz of Austin, Texas; son, R. Eric Johnson of Los Angeles, California; daughter, Kathy Jordan, son-in-law, Jerry Jordan, and grandchildren, Tevis Jake and Arielle Elizabeth Jordan of Toluca Lake, California; sister, Ruth Alford McDonald, and husband, Fred N. McDonald of Greenville, South Carolina; and nieces, Pamela McDonald Cook of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania; Elizabeth McDonald Dysart of Atlanta, Georgia; Rebecca McDonald Barnhill of Greenville, South Carolina; Linda Alford Wooten and Corinne Alford Van Sant of Columbia, South Carolina; and their families.
Visitation will be at Harrell Funeral Home, 4435 Frontier Trail, Austin on Monday, February 8, 1999, bewtween 10 and 11 a.m. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on 2/8 at Austin Memorial Park....
Her sons, sons-in-law and grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
A memorial service will be held at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church, 12955 Memorial Dr; Houston, TX at 2 pm on Tuesday, February 9, 1999.... Arrangements with Harrell Funeral Home, Austin 512-443-1366.