Shelby County Indiana
The Shelbyville News
W. Harold Alford, resident of this city for 15 years and former employee of the Indiana Cash Drawer Company, died at the W. S. Major Hospital at 2:50 a.m. today. He was 40 years of age.
Tuesday, January 1, 1952
DIES IN HOSPITAL
Funeral For Local Man
Will Be Held Thursday
Mr. Alford, whose home was at 956 Morris Ave., had been in failing health for four years and in a serious condition for several months.
The son of James Stanley and Mae (Abbott) Alford, he was born in Mt. Grove, Mo., on February 5, 1911. On February 1, 1936, he was married to Ruth Keith of this city who survives with the father and step-mother, a step-daughter, Barbara Taylor, and eight children. The children are Sherra, Ruth, Robert, Donald, Ronald, Paul, Jane and Alicia Alford, all at home. Also surviving is a brother James Gordon Alford of Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be held at the Ewing Mortuary Thursday at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary after 7:00 o'clock this evening.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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