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Mrs. Sarah Ann Alford, 85, passed away on February 8, 2022 at her residence in Pheba. Sarah Ann Alford was born on November 22, 1936, in Pheba, the daughter of the late John Arthur and Eula Murrah. She worked as the Office Manager for the Sun Creek Water Association for 30 years. She was a lifelong member of Pheba Baptist Church and was very active in church activities until her health declined. She enjoyed growing flowers, working in her yard, and had a passion for cooking. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She married Ruble Lee Alford on October 23, 1951 in Mathiston. He preceded her in death on January 30, 2014.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Eloise Roberts and Mary Sue Stewart and two brothers, John and Mack Murrah.
Graveside services will be on Thursday, February 10, 2022, at 2:00 P.M. from Marvin Hill Methodist Church Cemetery in Webster County with Rev. Terry Rhodes officiating. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.
Survivors include her three daughters, Judy Lynn Foppiano of Austin, Texas, Karen Ann Walker (Larry) and Lesia Lee Henry, both of Pheba: four grandchildren; Stephanie Frey, Jack Henry, Lauren Walker Woodson (Jacob) and Zach Walker: a great-grandson, Wyatt Frey and a brother, Jimmy Wayne Murrah (Sylvia) of Crosby, Texas.
Pallbearers will be Jack Henry, Zach Walker, Jacob Woodson, Ken Alford, Neal Pollard, and Isaac Jones.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Bob McMullen, Sammy Clemons, Johnny Alford, Steve Alford, Chastity Pate, Nicole Turner, Gale Pate, Pheba Baptist Ladies Sunday School Class, and the Staff of Sanctuary Hospice.
Memorials may be made to Pheba Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 6, Pheba, MS 39755 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com
Marvin Hill Methodist Church Cemetery
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Ruble and Sarah Ann were points of light in my life. I will always be grateful to God that he let our paths cross. I know they are very happy to be together again. My prayers are with your family. God Bless Yall.