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MR.   MACK ARTHUR ALFORD, JR.

           Mr. Mack Arthur Alford, Jr. was born in Sumter County, Georgia on December 2, 1935 to the parentage of the late Mr. Mack Arthur Alford, Sr. and the late Mrs. Lille Bell Bonnett Alford. He received his education in the public schools of Sumter County. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, gardener and love food, especially Pineapple Cake. Mack was led to salvation an accepted Christ by his son, Pastor Eddie Alford, Sr. He joined the Jerusalem Baptist Church in his latter years under the leadership of Pastor Jamaica Kelly. He was employed by Daniels Farm for more than 50 years, where he retired as a dedicated and devoted worker.

 

           The passing of Mack leaves many fond memories to his beloved family. For 63 years he was married to Martha Ann Griffin Alford and to their union seven children were born. He is preceded in death by three brothers, Pearlman Alford, Otis Alford and Luther Alford, Sr.; two sisters, Ms. Willie Bell Nelson and Ms. Lille Rea Alford.

 

           He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Mrs. Martha Ann Griffin Alford, Americus, GA; two sons, Mr. Otis (Vivian) Alford, Sr., Plains, GA and Pastor Eddie (Carolyn) Alford, Sr., Stone Mountain, GA; five daughters; Ms. Patricia Hill, Mrs. Jeanette (Solomon) Holt, Mrs. Daphne (Charles) Holt, Mrs. Linda (Willie) Prince and Mrs. Carolyn Collier all of Americus, GA; two sisters, Ms. Bessie Alford, Leslie, GA and Ms. Ossie James, Chipley, FL; his devoted mother-in-law, Mrs. Frankie Mae Griffin, Americus, GA; two brothers-in-law, Pastor Plezy Nelson, Leslie, GA and Mr. Kelvin Griffin, Americus, GA; eleven sisters-in-law, Ms. Annie Wright, Cobb, GA, Ms. Mamie Jackson, Ft. Myers, FL, Ms. Vivian Grover, Mrs. Freddie (Johnny) Thomas, Ms. Katherine Jones, Mrs. Mandy (Fred) Jones, Mrs. Elizabeth Alford, Ms. Vivian Griffin and Ms. Frances Griffin all of Americus, GA and Mrs. Peggy (Melvin) Clever, Cordele, GA; twenty two grandchildren, thirty five great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends, including an honorary friend, Mr. William Harris, Americus, GA also survive.

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