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Eugene Wortham Alford


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Jun. 15, 2021 - 2:23 PM

Eugene Wortham Alford

The Newnan Times-Herald

Mr. Eugene Wortham Alford, 76, of Newnan passed away Monday, June 14, 2021 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital after a brief illness.

Gene was born March 15, 1945 In Newnan to the late Mr. Thelma Alford & Mrs. Sara Wortham Alford.

Gene grew up in Newnan and graduated from Newnan High School. After graduating, Gene enlisted in the U.S. Air Force where he served four years, including a tour in Vietnam. He worked for Georgia Power where he retired after 34 years. Gene was an active member of the First Baptist Church and Coweta Masonic Lodge #60.

The visitation is Thursday, June 17, 2021 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home. The funeral is Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Dr. Gene Tyre officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Rather than flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Coweta Masonic Lodge #60, 60 Sewell Road, Newnan, GA 30263.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.mckoon.com

Survivors include wife, Nancy Floyd Alford; son, Scott (Whitney) Alford; brother, David (Pat) Alford; granddaughters, Greer Elizabeth Alford, Emma Catherine Alford; and extended family and friends.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory (770) 253-4580