The Wilson Times
Facebook
Twitter
subscribe now
[ Sign In ]  [ Register ]
 Text Size   •  Email  •  Printer Friendly
Bookmark and Share
Alford's 100th birthday celebrated
Click image to enlarge

Alford's 100th birthday celebrated


Lucille G. Strickland Alford of Wilson celebrated her 100th birthday with a party Saturday at Elm City Baptist Church, where she’s been a member since 1931.

Mrs. Alford went to school in Elm City and married William Harvey Strickland in 1930; he died in 1969. She had three boys, Bill, who is deceased, Eldon of Four Oaks and Dean of Elm City. She later married Wilburn Alford of Nashville, who is also deceased. She has eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Her hobbies have included bingo, word puzzles, reading, crocheting and crafts. But her greatest joy is seeing her family and friends and talking about the old times as well as current events.

Mrs. Alford worked in the mill in Rocky Mount after she married and then on the farm. In later life she worked for N.G. Cobb Store in Elm City.

Mrs. Alford was born July 25, 1913, in Wilson County.
Add Comment:Show/Hide(All comments must be approved)
View Comments:Show/Hide(0 comments)
Most Popular From the past 7 days
Most Viewed Most Commented Most Emailed
Brothers face charges in Nash courthouse shooting
1 released, 1 sought in courthouse shooting; search reveals criminal records; reward $10,000
UPDATE: 1 suspect caught in courthouse shooting
Questions linger in fatal wreck; children recovering
Victims identified; Lewis released in courthouse investigation; courthouse open
Sheriff vows to keep it positive
Susan Martin is the better choice
District hires 9 teachers; 5 teachers resign
Zaxby's restaurant opening pushed to mid-December
GANGS TIED TO SHOOTINGS?
1 man dies, 1 injured in wreck
HAPPY HOMECOMING
Area calendar, Oct. 31-Nov. 1
An opinion from a former Wilson County commissioner
K&W offers veterans free entrées Nov. 11
News  |  Sports  |  Life  |  Opinion  |  Obituaries  |  Photos  |  Videos  |  Contact  |  Classifieds  |  Special Sections  |  Public Notices  |  Advertise
Powered by Google
Advanced Search