Ellis Alford, 100, of Scott Depot, WV, passed away from this life to be with
the Lord on July 6, 2008 at his home, surrounded by his family.
He was preceded in death by, his beloved wife of 67 years,
Jewell Webster Alford; his parents, Stafford and Lyda Escue Alford; his
sisters, Lillian Wolfe and Faye Chandler; his brothers, Elwood, Cline, and
Forrest Alford. Ellis was a member of the Church of God and was a lifelong
resident of Lincoln County, St. Albans, and the Scott Depot areas. He retired
from FMC in 1971 after 38 years of dedicated employment and operated Alford's
Lawnmower and Fixit Shop in Teays Valley for over 35 years.
The family would like to offer special thanks to Hospice Care
& Putnam Aging for their caring support.
He is survived by his daughters, Dolly McClain and her husband,
Gary, of Scott Depot, and Lowella Morris and her husband, Roger, of
Landenberg PA; his son, Norris L. Alford, of Tucson AZ; his grandchildren and
their spouses, Robert McClain of Beckley, Sarah and Randy White of Eugene,
Oregon, John and Miranda Alford of Milan, Illinois; three great-grandchildren,
Jordan and Caleb McClain and Isabella Rose Alford.
Service will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday July 10, 2008, at
Chapman Funeral Home, 3941 Teays Valley Rd, Hurricane WV with the Rev. Keith
Hudson officiating. Burial will follow in the Pauley Cemetery, Tango, WV.
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