Originally created 02/28/05

Mr. J. Gordon Alford, Jr. (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)



EDGEFIELD, S.C. - Graveside services for Mr. J. Gordon Alford, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2005 at St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evening at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home. Mr. Alford, husband of the late Anne J. Alford, died Sunday, February 27, 2005. Born September 3, 1914 in Elberton, Georgia, he was the son of J. Gordon and Florence Kelley Alford. Mr. Alford enjoyed a long career as managing owner of Alford's Ginnery. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and a lifelong resident of Edgefield County. Mr. Alford is survived by a daughter, Kathlyn Alford Aimonetti and husband Ron; three stepsons, John Rainsford, Ben Rainsford and wife Winfred and George Rainsford and wife Jayne; a sister Mae Alford Bolt; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Kathlyn Williams Alford and a son, John G. Alford, III. Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle February 28, 2005