Clyde “Gene” Alford – Wake Forest Area Obituaries

The following sad announcements and obituaries are made available by the good people at Bright Funeral Home in beautiful Wake Forest.

Clyde “Gene” Alford

Jan 29, 1924 – Apr 19, 2015

Clyde E. “Gene” Alford, 91, of Youngsville died Sunday evening April 19, 2015 at Hillside Nursing Center. Mr. Alford was born January 29, 1924 in Warren County to the late Joe B. Alford and Etta Moody Alford.

Funeral services will be held at 11 o’clock Wednesday morning April 22, 2015 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home with Rev. Gary McNair officiating. Entombment will follow in Pine Forest Memorial Gardens.

Gene enjoyed spending time with his family at reunions and also fishing at Emerald Isle with family and his many friends. He was a veteran of the US Army and afterward went to work in 1953 with Hollowell’s and then Lyon’s foods, eventually retiring with 30 years of combined service.

He is survived by his daughter, Barbara A. Shearon of Wake Forest; step-daughter, Shirley Yeargin; step-son, Jerry Vaughn; grandsons, Michael Shearon, Kane Yeargin; sisters, Sally Johnson, Lois Morgan; brothers, Lawrence, Ray, & Henry Alford; and 4 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Alford was preceded in death by his wife, Lota Fuller Alford; brothers, Jimmy, Joe, Arthur, Kenneth, Griffin, Lynwood; sister, Julia Robertson.

Friends may visit with the family from 7-8:30 PM Tuesday evening April 21, 2015 at Bright Funeral Home.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-5811)

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