Alford, Tootsie Mae Alford Tootsie Mae Alford, 72, of Sheridan, passed away April 16, in Hallettsville. She was born Aug. 14, 1932 in Orangefield, to Leslie and Omie (Runnels) Alford. She taught school and coached girls basketball both in Texas and Kodiak, Alaska for many years, and was later associated with the Valdez Alaska newspaper as a carrier. After her retirement, she moved back to Sheridan in 1998. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Luther Alford; sister, Dorothy Mahan; nephew, Emmett Koenig; great nephew, Luther Alford; and brothers-in-law, Ted Mahan and Isam Brisco Jr. She is survived by sons, Lawrence Babb and wife, Kathy and Woodrow Babb and wife, Kathy all of St. Louis, Mo.; three grandchildren of St. Louis, Mo.; one-step grandson of St. Louis, Mo.; and sister, Helen Brisco of Sheridan. Graveside services were conducted April 22 at Cheetham Cemetery in Sheridan with Beverly Stephenson officiating under the direction of Henneke Funeral Home. Pallbearers were nephews, Luke (Butch) Alford, Charles (Buddy) Koenig, Isam (Jim) Brisco III, Reggie Brisco, Isam Brisco IV, Dustin Brisco, John Mieth Jr., and Ben Mieth. Honorary pallbearer was Richard Koenig. Memorial contributions may be made to Cheetham Cemetery, P.O. Box 54, Sheridan, TX 77475 or the charity of your choice. Colorado County Citizen, April 20, 2005 Courtesy of The Citizen __________________________
Alford, Tootsie Mae; born: Aug 14, 1932; died: Apr 16, 2005; Daughter of Julius Leslie and Ornie (Runnels) Alford __________________________
I am descended from Thomas Babb married to Bathsheba Hussey. Any connections?