____________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Alford Dead. Dr. W.D. Alford, aged 89, a pioneer citizen of this county, died at his home at Murfreesboro early Saturday morning (May 12, 1923). Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at the Methodist church by Rev. Powell, Pastor of the M.E. Church at that place. The body was buried in Murfreesboro cemetery with Masonic honors. Dr. Alford is said to be one of the oldest Masons in the state. ____________________________________________________________________________ Pike County Tribune, Volume 8, Number 12, May 18, 1923, page 1, column 4. ____________________________________________________________________________ HTML file and design by David Kelley, 1997. All rights reserved.