Ebbie C. Alford, 71, of Palatka died Sunday [September 27, 1992] at his residence following a long illness.
A native of Nichols, S.C., he had been a resident of Palatka for the past 34 years, coming from Conway, S.C.
He was a retired inspector at Florida Furniture Industries in Palatka, where he had worked for 23 years, retiring in 1981. He was a Baptist. He was a U.S. Marine veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Louise Alford of Palatka; two daughters, Yvonne Feaster and Gloria Watson, both of Palatka; five sons, Ebbie P. “Rick” Alford, Reggie Alford and Wayne Alford, all of Palatka, Timmy Alford of Keystone Heights and Stevie Alford of Hollister; two sisters, Debbie Sarvis of Rains, S.C., and Martha Miller of Columbia, S.C.; one brother, Meddie Alford of Satsuma; 16 grandchildren and 3 great–grandsons.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Masters Funeral Home in Palatka, with the Rev. Dannie Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Etoniah Cemetery in Bardin with military honors.
Friends may call at the funeral home 6–8 p.m. Tuesday.