Mary Ruth Alford


Mary Ruth Alford, 85, of Washington, Indiana, passed away Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington. Born Oct. 16, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Samuel D. and Flossie (Moore) LaForce. She attended school in Brazil, Indiana. She worked for Amour Foods for over 25 years. She is survived by her special companion, Clarence "Slim" Selby Jr.; two sons, Kenneth R. LaForce and George E. Alford; a daughter, Rene Alford-Howard; a special grandson, Cody Howard; five grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Victor Alford; two sisters; and four brothers. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at Gill Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at
Published on August 28, 2018
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