Crecy Elizabeth Alford

May 10, 1913-

July 27, 2015

Crecy Elizabeth Alford, 102, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, July 27, 2015 in Ennis surrounded by her family.

Crecy was born in Bristol on May 10, 1913 to James Welcome and Beatrice (Fletcher) Jackson. She grew up in Bristol and attended school there. On Jan. 25, 1935, she married Aubrey L. Alford and they made their home in Palmer and Ennis.

She provided love and care for children for more than 50 years in her home. She was a member of the Church of God and a past member of the Rebecca’s. She loved to sing, garden and shop. She enjoyed playing dominos.

Crecy was a blessing to all who had the pleasure of being around her. Her memory will be cherished most by her loving family including son, Donald Alford and wife Bonita; daughter, Judy Cryer and husband, James; four grandchildren, Daryl Spence, Tish Bouska, Jeff Alford and Jason Alford; seven great-grandchildren, RaeAnne Jones, Zachary Alford, Justin Spence, Aubrey Alford, Jacob Alford, Edward Spence and Heidi Alford; two great-great-grandchildren, Ayden and Lorelei Jones; one brother, Bill Jackson and a host of other family and friends.

She is preceded home to Heaven by her parents, her husband, two children, Wanda Alford and Terry Lee Alford, four brothers and one sister.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, July 31, 2015 in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis.

A celebration of her life will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel in Ennis with the Rev. Ed Lipsey officiating. Interment will follow in Myrtle Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc.