Pioneer Citizen of County Died Saturday.
W.J. Alford, aged 66, died at the family home at Kirby last Saturday. Mr.
Alford fell dead in the yard at his home, and never regained consciousness.
He had been a resident of Pike county practically all of his life, and was
one of the pioneer citizens that was well and favorably known throughout
this section of the state. He is survived by his widow, six children, 4 boys
and two girls: Luther of Murfreesboro, Matthew and Lee of Kansas City,
Forest of Gover (sp), Texas, Mrs. Belvie Anderson of Kirby, and Miss Zella
Alford of Kirby. Funeral services and burial was had at Kirby Sunday.
Pike County Courier, Volume 42, Number 43, November 6, 1931, page 1,
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