TUPELO – Jauris Wyndle Alford, 76, formerly of Derma, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice Unit in Tupelo. He was born March 4, 1937, in Chickasaw County to Eurbane Alford and Clara Gore Alford. He was a retired self-employed upholster and a member of New Hope Church of God in Thorn.
He is survived by one daughter, Reba (Paul) Ward of Big Creek; one son, Mike (Sonia) Alford of Tupelo; one stepdaughter, Becky Murphree; two stepsons, Bobby Chrestman and Jeffrey Tedder; a special friend, Alice Cobb; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 22, at New Hope Church of God in Thorn. Bro. Gregg Moss will officiate. Burial will be in Elzey Cemetery at Vardaman. Pryor Fuenral Home of Calhoun City is in charge of the arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Bradley Ward, Nathan Ward, Juston Robertson, Tim Neely, Jeffery Tedder, Danny Alford, Billy Alford and Jimmy Alford.
Online condolences can be left at Pryorfuneralhome.com.