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M. Frances Alford

M. Frances Alford, of Markle, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, at Markle Health and Rehabilitation Center. Frances was a homemaker. She was 92 years old.

She was a member of Markle Church of Christ. She loved to travel, and wintered in Naples, Florida for 23 years. Alford loved to cook and was a loving grandma, she adored her grandchildren. She was very talented, she loved to draw and decorate cakes, and she loved being outdoors, flowers and gardening.

Alford was born on June 9, 1930, in Murfreesboro, Arkansas, to Monroe and Aline (Strawn) Allison. She was united in marriage to Jim Alford on June 4, 1949, they had been married for 67 years and lived in Markle all of their married lives. Jim preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 2016.

Survivors include a daughter, Kay (Kurt) Ullman of Bonita Springs, FL; a son, Don Alford of Markle; a daughter-in-law, Deb Alford of Roanoke; seven granddaughters, one grandson, eight great grandsons, two great granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Dan Alford and a sister, Ruth Bailey.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Markle Church of Christ, 455 E. Morse Street, Markle, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, following visitation at 1 p.m. at the church.

Interment will take place at Markle Cemetery in Markle.

Memorial donations can be made out to Juvenile Diabetes in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.

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