PILOT - Judith Stallings Alford, 85, died at her home on Wednesday evening, April 27, 2016. A Celebration of Life service will be held 3:15 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Pilot Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Alford Family Cemetery.
Surviving: sons, Chris H. Alford and Jan S. Alford (Teresa); sisters, Nell Williams, Evelyn Horton, and Florence Williams (Milton), all of Pilot; and two grandchildren.
She was born in Franklin County and was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny H. Alford; her parents, Herbert Edward Stallings and Mary Oma Stallings; and a sister, Mary Edward Stallings.
She was a graduate of Bunn High School, Campbell College, and East Carolina University. She was a teacher at Smithfield Elementary, Bunn Elementary, and Wendell Elementary, spending most of her years at Wendell. After her retirement she was a homemaker and helped to care for her grandchildren. She was a member of Pilot Baptist Church and spent many years as a Sunday school teacher.
The family will receive friends from 2 - 3 p.m. prior to the service at the church and other times at the home.
Flowers are welcomed or contributions may be made to the Pilot Baptist Church Building Fund, 8103 NC 39 Hwy. S, Zebulon, NC 27597 or the American Cancer Society, 8300 Health Park #10, Raleigh, NC 27615.
Arrangements by Strickland Funeral Home and Crematory, Louisburg. www.stricklandfuneralhome.net