Service for Carmen Sorrells Alford was at 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in the Wilson and Knight Funeral Home Chapel and visitation was from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 until service began at 11 a.m. in the chapel. Rev. John Kramer and Dr. Tommy Williamson, Sr. officiated the service. Interment following the services will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Carrollton.
Mrs. Alford was born to D.A. and Orma Sorrells on March 6, 1943, in Pleasant Grove. She graduated from Sardis High School and the Ole Miss School of Pharmacy and was a hospital pharmacist for GLH and Mobile General Hospital. She worked for a number of drug stores and was a consultant pharmacist for several nursing homes, including her beloved Golden Age for 36 years.
She was preceded by her parents, sisters, Margaret Callicott (Bill) and Nell Reid (Mark) and brothers, Bill, C.M. and Dan.
Mrs. Alford was a member of the Mississippi Pharmacy Association and the Mississippi Society of Consulting Pharmacists, serving as President for one term. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Methodist Church and also attended Moore Memorial United Methodist Church in Winona.
She is survived by her husband, Mack; daughter, Audra Williamson (Tommy), and grandchildren, Cooper and Avery, all of Starkville; stepdaughter, Patty Funkhauser (Howard) and their son Daniel of Birmingham; and sister, Jo Anne Gideon (Charles) of Pueblo West, CO; sister in laws, Charlene Sorrells, Judy Sorrells, and Bobbie Sorrells; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Joe Alford, Jr., William T. Sorrells, Jr., Danny Sorrells, Scott Sorrells, Andy Dilatush, and John Dilatush. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Gnemi, Larry Reynolds, Billy Reed, and Larry Makamson.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Wilson and Knight Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements and an online guest book may be signed at www.wilsonandknight.com