October 1, 1953 – May 2, 2021
WENDELL – Stanford Eugene Alford, 67, passed away on Sunday, May 2nd, 2021. He was born in Wake County to Ralph & Joyce Alford. He worked as an Extruder Operator for ITW Hi-Cone. He LOVED BLUEGRASS MUSIC.
He is survived by his beloved wife of over 45 years, Edna Grey Barnes of the home, mother, Joyce Alford, daughters, Joy Alford Evans of Lucama, Hope Alford of Kenly, brother, Dale Alford (Kim) of Corinth Holders, grandchildren, Joseph Evans, Austin Pendergraft, nephew, Tim Alford (Paige), Raleigh and several aunts, uncles, & cousins.
Flowers are welcomed or memorials can be made to SECU Hospice in Smithfield https://www.johnstonhealth.org/donate/make-a-donation.
Funeral service 2 pm, Thursday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel, 211 W. Third St, Wendell. Visitation 12:30-2 pm, prior to the service. MASKS ARE REQUIRED. Burial will follow service at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. The funeral service will be available at www.facebook.com/stricklandfuneral on Friday. www.stricklandfuneral.com