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Jo Ellen Alford

Jo Ellen Alford (Strickland)

Wednesday, August 2nd, 1950 - Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
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Obituary

Funeral services for Mrs. Jo Ellen Strickland Alford will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Alpine First Baptist Church, Tioga, Louisiana with Reverend Rusty Thrift officiating. Interment will be held in Tioga Cemetery, Louisiana, under the direction of Gallagher Funeral Home and Crematory, Ball, Louisiana.

Mrs. Alford, age 70, of Pineville, LA, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital, Alexandria, Louisiana.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a schoolteacher at Hope Baptist Church School, where she retired after 32 years of service. She was a member of Hope Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday School Teacher and played piano at the church.

Mrs. Alford is preceded in death by her parents Nellie Stevens, Douglas Strickland; one brother, Stephen Strickland.

She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, George Alford; one son, Douglas Alford (Jodi) of Pineville; two daughters, Tammy Gunter (David) of Deville and Nannette Sober (Darrell) of Boyce; step-dad, Nickie Stevens; two brothers, Richard Strickland (Gina) of Canada and Clay Strickland of Utah; two sisters, Cecelia Murray (Jimmy) of Utah and Jean Schloss (Robert) of Utah; six grandchildren.

Pallbearers honored to serve will be the Alexandria Police Department SWAT Team.

Friends may visit on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Alpine First Baptist Church, Tioga, Louisiana from 2:00 p.m. until time of service at 4:00 p.m.

Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Alford family by visiting www.gallagherfh.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 6th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, September 6th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Alpine Baptist Church
    Address
    7215 Shreveport Hwy.
    PINEVILLE, LA 71360
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  • Service

    Sunday, September 6th, 2020 | 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, September 6th, 2020 4:00pm
    Location
    Alpine Baptist Church
    Address
    7215 Shreveport Hwy.
    PINEVILLE, LA 71360
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  • Interment

    Location
    Tioga Cemetery
    Address
    Cemetery Rd.
    TIOGA, LA
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Gloria Allen and Daphne Denison family

Posted at 12:04pm
A loving memory of a wonderful teacher she'll have a a special place in our hearts and memories
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Tracy C Tam

Posted at 11:54am
Please accept my deepest sympathy. Mrs. Jo was always such a joy to be around. It was easy to see she loved the Lord and her family. Thankful to have known her and had her as a mentor at one time.
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LINDA KIRKWOOD

Posted at 12:03am
GEORGE AND FAMILY, SO SORRY TO HEAR THAT JO HAS PASSED BUT SO JOYFUL TO KNOW SHE IS WITH OUR LORD AND WE WILL SEE HER AGAIN. WE MAY NOT HAVE GOTTEN TOGETHER FOR A GOOD VISIT THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS {OTHER THAN SEE YOU ALL SOMEWHERE AND SAYING "WE GOT TO GET TOGETHER" } HOWEVER, THE TIME IS COMING WHEN WE WILL GET TOGETHER AND IT WILL BE FOR ETERNALLY. AMEN. LOVE YOU ALL SO VERY MUCH, JIM AND LINDA KIRKWOOD
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