Wayne Eugene Alford

Published 7:43 pm Monday, August 5, 2013


Wayne Eugene Alford, 71, died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at his home in Mt. Hermon.

Born March 15, 1942, he was a longtime member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church and a U.S. Air Force veteran. He retired as a pipefitter with the Local 198 and was also a retired dairyman who enjoyed spending his time drinking coffee and visiting with friends at Brooks’ Café. Wayne was well known as a kind and friendly neighbor who would help others any way that he could.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sue Alford of Mt. Hermon; a son, David Alford of Mt. Hermon; two daughters, Patty Alford of Mt. Hermon and Kristi (William) Morgan of Denton, Texas; five grandchildren, Trenton Alford, Mason Alford, Alex Brock, Wesley Morgan and Kyla Morgan. a sister, Emma McDaniel and her friend Jack Rainey, both of Baton Rouge; a brother, Hughie (Betty) Alford of Hammond; and numerous sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Creason Alford and Claudia McElveen Alford.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Crain Funeral Home from 9 a.m. until time for the funeral service at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. James Kemp officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery.

Obituaries can be viewed online at www.crainfh.com.