- 88 years old
- Date of birth: Apr 15, 1927
- Date of passing: Oct 16, 2015
|Let the memory of Mason be with us forever|
Mr. Mason Alford, age 88, beloved Heard County educator and coach passed away at his home in Franklin, Georgia on Friday, October 16, 2015.
Funeral services for Mr. Alford were conducted on Monday, October 19, 2015 from the Stutts Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Brett Mathews officiating. The interment followed in the Franklin City Cemetery. Music was provided by Leesa Stutts Cothran. Honorary pallbearers were Etsell Hornsby, Talmadge Davis, and Frank Crook. Active pallbearers were, Fred Harcrow, Benji Hyatt, Ray Summers, Trey Alford, Ross Henry, and Shane Knoles.
In lieu of flowers the family request that donation be made to “the Mason Alford Memorial Scholarship Fund” at Heard County High School.
Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin Georgia is in charge of arrangements.
"Mr. Alford, what a special, excellent person and educator you were!
The precious memories you gave us will live in our minds and hearts always! I am unable to completely express my gratitude to you for the guidance and professional growth you gave me while I was a part of your faculty at Heard Elementary School. I do so sincerely thank you for that guidance and growth! Please know that you will never be forgotten but remembered with respect and gratitude for each of the many positive ways you lived and affected the lives of others, including me."
"When I was a teacher at Heard Elementary School, Mr. Mason Alford was the principal. How honored I am to have been a part of his faculty! A man of support, knowledge, and dedication to his noble profession, Mr. Alford touched the lives of those assigned to his care in positive, lasting ways! Through his professional expertise, he left marks of excellence and greatness that will forever remain on the sands of time. May God's sustaining, constant love comfort all who are hurting from the loss of this very special man. With Deep Sympathy Frances Morgan"
"Many great memories of Mason in the Hardware Store. He will be greatly missed. Thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Chuck and Sherry Goodson"
"I cannot count how many times he bailed me out and stuck his neck for me when I taught at heard elementary early in my career! James Wes t"
"To Mr. Alford's family, I was #30 on his girls basketball team years ago. I pray that God will give you peace as you go thru this difficult time. He will be greatly missed."
"Mason Alford has and always will standout as a giant of a person, teacher, and friend. Unpretentious, never condescending , always eager to be helpful. The world has been a better place because of him. The world needs more like him. I still play "you are my sunshine "on fiddle, As he show d me many years ago."
"Ty I know how much your Dad meant to you and all the family. We are truly sorry and know you will miss him very much,
Gene and family"
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