Funeral services for Helen Francis Alford, 101, of Sulphur Springs, will be 2:00 pm Sunday, June 10, 2012, at First United Methodist Church with Brother Pete Adrian and Sister Debbie Rigsby officiating, and Brother Charles Moore assisting. Interment will follow at Forest Academy Cemetery. Visitation has been scheduled for Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Tapp Funeral Home from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Helen Alford was born February 14, 1911, in Como, Texas, the daughter of William Hugh Lewis and Mary Patman Lewis. She married Marcus Alford in Jefferson, Texas, in 1938.
Mrs. Alford was retired from H.D. Lee whee she was a teacher and also worked at the dress factory. She was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include son, Bill Alford and wife Nina, of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Dr. Brent Alford and wife, Laura, Brandon Alfird and wife Dalia, and Amy Parker and husband Tody; great-grandchildren Hana Alford, Tommy Alfor, Michael Alford, Elijah Alford, Sam Alford, Ben Alford, Jack Parker and Grace Parket.
She was preceded in death bya her husband, son, Tom Lewis Alford; sister, Grace Lewis; and two brothers, Leon Lewis and Clyde Lewis.
Arrangements are under the direction of Tapp Funeral Home.