Alford, Company H [sic], Twentieth Kansas infantry, and a private of that company were killed and six other members of the company were wounded near Calocan last evening while reconnoitering. LAWRENCE, Kas., April 18The funeral of Lieutenant A. Alford, the first Kansas officer killed in the Philippines, was held in Plymouth Congregational church this afternoon. In this order they had proceeded a mile when the insurgents opened fire. returned the fire, forgetting to lie down, but going straight at them. Friends may call at the Fulton-Nickel chapel until 1 oclock today. Betty Alford, 77, a former Abilene resident, died Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. He later accepted employment as the plant manager at the Diamond Trailer Plant in Oswego, Kan., where he worked for many years. Barnes Funeral Home in Sedan is in charge of arrangements. He then returned to the United States as an instructor pilot to serve two years at Mc Connell AFB in Wichita. The letters are prized as precious documents, and from them the correspondent of The Star has been permitted to make extracts. He signed them all Fred.] KANSAS CITY STAR Kansas City, MO18 April 1899 LIEUTENANT ALFORDS FUNERAL Flags at Half Mast in Lawrence Services in Plymouth Church. He was in front of his men and the sole commissioned officer with them. Services will be held at 11 oclock Saturday at the Downing East chapel, Wichita; burial in Maple Grove cemetery there. Following his schooling, he moved to California where he worked for the Traveler Boat Manufacturing Company as the plant manager. ****************************************** IDA LEE SHAFFER ALFORD WICHITA EAGLE Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KSMonday, 17 September 1990 Ida L. In 1952 the Air Force awarded Lionel the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal, with three oak leaf clusters. DAILY TRIBUNE Chanute, Neosho Co., KSWednesday, 20 December 1916 LEANNA, Dec. : See the obituaries of his sons George Wayne Alford and James Henry Alford; his mother, Mary Perkins Alford, and his brothers Anthony Wayne Alford and Thomas Jefferson Alford in this compilation *See AAFAs Published Genealogies, #1. Two companies of the Kansas regiment were sent to the relief of their comrades and drove the Filipinos into Calocan, penetrating to the very heart of the town. General Otis finally recalled the troops, but the natives, misunderstanding the retreat, failed to take advantage of it. ALFORD A LAWRENCE BOY Was a University Graduate and a Practicing Attorney A. Alford, who was killed at Manila, was a second lieutenant of Company B. Fred Alford, as he was generally known, was one of the popular boys of Lawrence. He graduated from the liberal arts department of the university and also from the law school. Christmas Greetings Sent to His Home by the young Kansas officer Working for His Masters Degree Letters to His Fiancee. The coffin, wrapped in the Stars and Stripes, was not opened. After the prayer and Scripture reading, Chancellor Snow of the University of Kansas made a short address. He fell to the ground, grasped his Bible from his pocket and passed away. Survivors: sons, Otis Alford, Philip Mc Pherson, Corey Mc Pherson all of Wichita; daughters, Tanya Atkinson, Mia Alberson, Sabrina Brown all of Wichita, Karletta Mc Pherson of the home; brothers, Billy Walker of Wichita, J. She is survived by her husband, Grady Alford; daughter, Carrie Alford Loofs and only granddaughter, Shannon Loofs; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family suggests that, instead of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Hamilton Library or the Hamilton Senior Center and sent in care of the funeral home, P. On June 11, 1955 in Mississippi, he married Thelma Mae Mc Clain, and she survives at the home in Cherryvale, Kan. Alford (SS# issued in MO), last residence Columbus, Cherokee Co., KS. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon, at 2 oclock, at Plymouth Congregational church. Between his World War II and Korean War tours of duty, Mr. The party was in a jungle when it was attacked by the enemy. KANSAS CITY STAR Kansas City, MO12 February 1899 AFTER ALFORDS DEATH HIS FAMILY RECEIVED WORD FROM HIM. The body was taken to the home on its arrival yesterday, and this afternoon was conveyed to the church, which was hung with flags. Cordley, the pastor, was in charge of the services. Lieutenant Alfords last words seem to have spoken the keynote of his character and his career. As he gave this command the fatal bullet struck him. Paul, MN; sister, Lois Adkins of Wichita; 20 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren. WICHITA EAGLE Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KSFriday, 6 December 2013 Alford, Alta Ellen Enlow, 81, homemaker, left this earth with her daughter by her side on Dec. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bessie Lee Brown and Roy Enlow and 7 brothers and sisters. He then worked for Charloma in Cherryvale for a time and then owned and operated the Fiberglass Corporation in Coffeyville, which he was operating at the time of his death. She continued to make her home in Albuquerque until moving to Columbus several years ago. Alford is survived by several nieces and nephews including Betty Cook of Columbus, Kan., and Marion Hann of Sedan who helped take care of her. : SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Helen F. Jackson, Topeka; four brothers, Ronald Eugene Charles, Carl Richard Graves, Kelvin Lee Moore, all of Topeka, and Elvin Leroy Graes [sicprobably Graves], Kansas City KS; four sisters, Malayia Raimey, Sheryl Charles, Patricia Patterson and Sandra Graves, all of Kansas City KS; a grandparent, Marland Glenn, Kansas City KS; and four grandchildren. LAWRENCE DAILY JOURNAL-WORLD Lawrence, Douglas Co., KSTuesday, 19 November 1940 Miss Ida Alford died this morning at 6 oclock, at the Florence home in Omaha, where she had lived for the past six years. Lionel requested release from the Air Force in 1954.
B, Twentieth Kansas volunteer infantry, killed in battle near Manila Tuesday, has telegraphed Senator Baker and Senator Harris to use their influence to return of the body of Lieutenant Alford to America at once. About a week before he died the children were notified, all but one being present with him when he died. She was born in Sherman, Tex, and had lived in Baxter Springs, Kas., most of her life before she moved to this area last year. Alford was a member of the Wichita First Assembly of God church. ****************************************** BUELL ALFORD SPRINGFIELD DAILY NEWS Springfield, MOMonday, 20 December 1976 Included in AAFA ACTION, Spring 1997 (with Missouri obituaries) BUFFALOServices for Buell Alford, 44, Mc Cune [Crawford Co.], KS, formerly of Buffalo, will be at p.m. He grew up and attended school in Arkansas where he graduated from high school. He was selected to upgrade to Jet Fighters, training in the Lockheed F-80, at Nelis AFB, Nevada, where he received Combat Crew training.Date posted: 24 DECEMBER 2016 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The families of many of the subjects of these Kansas obituaries are represented in AAFA Alford Genealogies published on this website, where we are referring readers for more information. Descendants of John & Mary Alford of Frederick County Virginia (DNA Group 2) 2. about 1645 (DNA Group 1) Johns descendants are included in a number of separate genealogies. Memorials may be made to the Aalysia Marie Alford Memorial Fund in care of the mortuary. Alford (SS# issued in KS), last residence Geuda Springs, Sumner Co., KS. Two of his sons were with him, but neither of them saw how the accident happened. Hugh is also survived by his seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She worked at William Newton Hospital until she retired and then worked at Graves Drug Store. Friends may call at Johnson Mortuary after 12 noon Wednesday. Watson, Pittsburg; two brothers, Gene Alford, Peoria, Ill., and Ted Alford, Philadelphia; a sister, Areta Meyer, Lawrence; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He graduated from Topeka High School in 1933 and from Washburn University in 1938. Air Force as a staff sergeant during World War II, from March of 1943 to February of 1946. Survivors include: a son, Stephen Holford and wife, Meredith, Mansfield, Mass.; and three grandchildren, Amy, Matthew and Charles Holford. Nick Warner presiding and a memorial service will be announced at a later date. Funeral services will be held here from the Johnson and Son funeral parlors. : See the obituaries of his father, George Washington Alford; and brother Asher Laboyteaux Alford in this compilation. ****************************************** FRANK VESSEY ALFORD CHASE COUNTY LEADER NEWS Cottonwood Falls, Chase Co., KS8 July 1927 LONG TIME RESIDENT DIES IN COTTONWOOD F. ALFORD HAD LIVED IN CHASE COUNTY ALMOST ALL OF HIS LIFE One of Chase Countys longest residents, F. Alford of Cottonwood Falls, died Friday at his home in Cottonwood Falls after a short sickness. and received his promotion July 8, 1927, in Cottonwood Falls, Kans. Besides these immediate relatives are others more distant and a church and county full of friends who will miss him much. Edward Donovan, 320 Vine and 12 grandchildren and five great grandchildren, Funeral service is pending, and will be announced by the Sumpter Funeral Chapel. See the obituaries of her sons Walter Joseph Alford and William Ambrose Alford; and daughter-in-law Louise Cordt Alford in this compilation. ****************************************** GLADYS DAISY ALFORD CLOYD WICHITA EAGLE Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KSWednesday, 27 February 1991 Gladys D. We included the obituaries of her mother, Mary Alice Perry Alford; and brothers Everett F. ****************************************** GLENDA FAY ALFORD SALINA JOURNAL Salina, Saline Co., KSMonday, 14 June 1971 HELD IN SLAYING AT COFFEYVILLE COFFEYVILLE, Kan. In 1963, he became project engineer of the Boeing Saturn V moon rocket program at Huntsville, Alabama. Alford was appointed Saturn program manager at Kennedy Space Center.See AAFA Alford Genealogies, John Alford 1645 VA, for the applicable genealogy. Known Descendants of Alexander Alvord and Mary Vore (DNA Group 4) and Thomas Alford b. ****************************************** ALBERNE FOSTER ALVORD DAILY PRESS Montrose, Montrose Co., COMonday, 9 January 1911 A. ALVORD DIES AT RANTOULWAS COMING HERE A message was received here Sunday announcing that A. ****************************************** ALEXANDER CAMPBELL ALFORD DAILY TRIBUNE Chanute, Neosho Co., KSThursday, 14 December 1916 IT HAS KILLED ME, HE SAID A. ALFORD DIED A FEW HOURS AFTERWARD BIG CREEK PIONEER FATALLY INJURED WHILE WORKING IN HIS SAWMILLFUNERAL SATURDAY It has killed me, said A. Alford to his son when the latter ran to him after Mr. In 1955 the family moved to Manhattan from Beeler and owned and operated a grocery store. 26, 1929, in rural Burden, to Clarence and Cecil (Underwood) Courtney. She later worked as a foster grandparent in the Winfield schools. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Kansas Society for Crippled Children or to Gods Pantry of First Christian Church and may be left in care of the mortuary. : SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Florence E. A resident of Hutchinson since 1939, he was a CPA, retiring in 1972 as a partner with the firm, Bartlett, Settle and Edgerle. On July 3, 1942, he married Marceline May Dinwiddie at Lincoln, Neb. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Francis, William, Robert, and John Holford; two sisters, Margaret Johnson and Jean Jackson; and a daughter, Sally L. Memorials may be sent to Wesley Towers Good Samaritan Fund in care of the funeral home. He signed his name Forest Pinney Alford on his 1918 WWI Draft Registration Card (Ancestry). The funeral services were held in the Methodist church at Cottonwood Falls, Monday afternoon at oclock. His father was one of the earliest settlers, bringing the deceased to Kansas when only a few months old, settling near Bazaar and the home has been in Chase County until his death. He has been engaged in business almost continuously since first coming to Cottonwood Falls in 1897. (Alford) Cloyd, 84, retired nurses aide, died Monday, Feb. Alford and Elsworth Kent Alford in Washington Obituaries. First degree murder charges were filed in the Court of Coffeyville today against a 31-year-old Coffeyville woman, Mrs. Fuller, in connection with a shooting Thursday night. Glenda Fay Alford, 24, also of Coffeyville and the mother of five children. A .22 caliber pistol was found in the neighborhood, police said. He was then named manager of Boeing Huntsville in 1967. ****************************************** ANTHONY WAYNE ALFORD DAILY TRIBUNE Chanute, Neosho Co., KSFriday, Anthony Wayne Alford was born in Alfordsville, Davis county, Indiana, November 10, 1851, and departed this life at sunset May 17, 1918, aged 66 years, 6 months and 7 days. In early life he united with the Christian church under the ministry of his father, who was one of the pioneer ministers of the Disciples of Christ. She wrote The Special Attic and Angies African Liberation Celebration. Betty is survived by: daughters, Goldie Hamilton of Los Angeles, Calif., Rose Gustafuson of Edmonds, Wash.; six grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and special companion, Luther Crawford of Hutchinson. Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Second Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Alford (SS# issued in CO), last residence not listed. Sunday in Mount Carmel Hospital, Pittsburg KS, after a long illness. Alford, 65, of Cherryvale died Friday, Jan.19, 2001 at Mercy Hospital where he had been a patient since the previous day. 23 at the Assembly of God Church, Cherryvale, where Bill Haselwood, pastor, officiated. Nine years later, he was named president of Boeing Military Airplane Company in Kansas and was supposed to decide whether to shut down the Wichita plant. All three of them graduated from Winnsboro High School. He received his pilot wings in August 1944 and went overseas as a B-17 pilot. Alfred (SS# issued in TX), last residence Shawnee Mission, Johnson Co., KS. A celebration of her long and happy life in the form of a reunion of family and friends is planned for May 11 at the Unitarian Fellowship Hall, 1263 N 1100 Rd., Lawrence, Kansas. See the obituaries of her siblings Donald Guy Alford and Florence E. She was born July 12, 1932, in Trinidad, Colo., to Hammond H. She taught college courses in Los Angeles, Calif., taught women how to build houses and wrote two childrens stories. : SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Betty J. We included the obituaries of his wife, Thelma Pearlene Noland Alford; and parents, Thomas Richard Alford Jr. He married Thelma Noland, May 10, 1953, and they had Edward (1954) and Connie. ****************************************** CAL WILLIAM ALFORD MONTGOMERY COUNTY CHRONICLE Caney, Montgomery Co., KSWednesday, 24 January 2001 CHERRYVALE [Montgomery Co.]Cal W. Among many assignments, he was project engineer of the Boeing Saturn V moon-rocket program and Saturn program manager at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Alford moved to Seattle as Minuteman program manager and Ballistic Missile division manager. He just wanted to get to know the people and show them that leadership cared and was interested in what they were doing, said Lionel Alford Jr. Alford remained active in civic affairs, receiving many honors and serving on various boards of directors including the Kansas Foodbank Warehouse (which he had founded), the Minority Business Council, Wichita Center for the Arts and St. This year, he led a successful multimillion-dollar-bond issue to refurbish Wichitas school buildings. His father died when he was 10 years old, leaving his mother to raise him, along with his brother and sister, on a 40-acre f arm. Alford began his long career related to aircraft and aerospace systems by joining the Army Air Corp as a pilot cadet. She served in Morocco from 1952 to 1954 and then at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio until 1961 when she retired. : SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Anna M. She was predeceased by her four siblings, Florence, Donald, Eugene, and Teddy, and her grandson Robby Reusch. Simpson, her long time dance partner and beloved companion, her two children and their father, seven grandchildren and nine great-grand children. He is survived by his widow, Myrtle; three daughters, Mrs. She was also a member of the First Christian Church in Chanute. Services have been entrusted to: Countryside Funeral Home 101 N. ****************************************** BETTY JEAN GRICE ALFORD HUTCHINSON NEWS Hutchinson, Reno Co., KSTuesday, 23 April 2013 Betty Jean Alford, 80, passed away April 20, 2013, at Golden Plains Nursing Home. She graduated from Hutchinson High School and later from Washington University. Please visit leave a condolence for Bettys family. : SSDI records show that Buell Alford (SS# issued in MO) was born 24 July 1932, last residence Mc Cune, Crawford Co., KS. Throughout the 1960s, he held various jobs in Boeings ballistic-missile and space programs that sent him and his family back and forth across the country every few years. Alford ate in the cafeteria with employees, said his son. Wings Over Kansas Aviation Pioneers The late Lionel Alford was born on a farm in Winnsboro, Louisiana.