Memorial services for Elton Lavon Alford, 73, of Frankston are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Lloyd James Funeral Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Lloyd James Funeral Home.
Elton passed away on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at his residence in Frankston. He was a supervisor for Reynolds & Kay, building highways before his retirement. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.
He was born on June 21, 1939, in Bullard to Elton and Kate Ivey Alford. He is survived by his companion, Joan Alford; two daughters, Elizabeth "Liz" Sheppard and Stacie Breeden; two sisters; one brother; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren .
Elton was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Gary Alford; and son, Michael Scarborough.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Dec. 21, 2012