Dorothy Alford, 94

Dorothy Alford, 94, of Wabash, died at 8:03 pm, Wednesday, Aug.12, 2015 at Miller's Merry Manor West in Wabash. She was born June 15, 1921, in Rocky Gap, Va., to Malcolm and Sarah (Creech) Evans.

Dorothy married Harold William Alford on Feb. 29, 1939, in Ohio; he died April 23, 1992. She was a member of the Southside Freewill Baptist Church in Wabash. She was an avid gardener, and especially loved her family.

She is survived by granddaughter, Cindi L. (Brian) Younce of Wabash; two great-grandchildren, Aaron M. (Chelsea Cowman) Smith of Muncie, and Justin T. (Amanda) Younce of Wabash; great-great-grandson, Owen Smith of Muncie; two brothers, Robert (Peggy) Evans and Eugene (Sharon) Evans, and two sisters, Bonnie Cameron and Ramona Burns, all of Connersville.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; great-granddaughter, Ashley P. Younce; son, Everett Dean Alford; and three brothers, Arthur Evans, James Evans, and Samuel Evans.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Monday, Aug. 17, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with the Rev. Tim Webb officiating. Burial will be in Huff Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 12:30 - 2 p.m, Monday, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Riley Hospital for Children.

The memorial guest book for Dorothy  may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Aug 13