Source:29 October 2004 Daily Southerner newspaper, Tarboro, N. C.
W. CHARLES ALFORD W. Charles Alford, 69, passed away Wednesday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Jesse Blalock officiating. Burial will follow in Edgecombe Memorial Park with full military rites.
Charles retired from the U.S. Army as a Sergeant First Class.
He is survived by his loving family including his wife, Mary Alford; a daughter, Audrey Alford of Tarboro; sons, John Alford and wife Dee of Tarboro; Chuck Alford and wife Lorie of Wilmington; sisters, Tola Walker, Bonnie Alford and Cherry Walker, all of Tarboro; father, Albert Walker of Tarboro and stepson, Mike Riley and wife Belinda of Tarboro.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Edgecombe County, P.O. Box 100, Tarboro NC or First Pentecostal Holiness Church Building Fund, 700 W. Howard Ave., Tarboro NC
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Carlisle Funeral Home and other times at the home in Tarboro.