Alice Marie Alford died March 23, 2013

Alice Marie Alford, 90, of Heber Springs, died Saturday, March 23, 2013. She was born in Perryville, Arkansas on July 31, 1922 to the late Jessie and Lizzie May Alford. She was retiredfrom Skil Factory and was a member of the Assembly of God Church. Alice was preceded in death by her brothers: Bob Sampley of West Memphis, Arkansas and Jessie Sampley of Little Rock, Arkansas; and her sister: Louise Goodson of Perryville, Arkansas. She is survived by her sister: Gladys Henderson of Little Rock, Arkansas; her brothers: J.E. Sampley of Arizona, Dewitt Sampley of Clinton, Arkansas, and Richard Lee Sampley ; her daughter: Patricia Ponder of Searcy, Arkansas; her sons, Kenneth Alford of Perryville, Arkansas, Larry Alford of Forrest City, Arkansas, and Mike Alford of Heber Springs; and by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation was Monday, March 25, 2013 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Heber Springs Funeral Home. Graveside services were held at Antioch Cemetery in Perryville, Arkansas at 2:00pm Tuesday, March 26, 2013.

Please visit Alice’s online obituary at or call 501-887-9152.