Jared Alford was born on April15, 1957 to Odis & Voncile Alford.in Summerville N.J. Jared was reared and educated in the Newark public school system. He was baptized into the church of Christ in Newark,N.J. at a young age. He graduated from Irvington technical high school Then attended Southwestern Christian College in Terrell Texas, where he met and married Susan Regina Dotson To this union 3 children were added Voncile, Jared II and ,Jarod Alford Jared Last employment was at Greystone Psychiatric Hospital for many years as a human service technician. Due to blindness and extremely bad health Jared spent his last 6 years at Parkcresant Rehabilitation and nursing facility in East Orange, N.J. Jared was preceded in death by his parents Odis and Voncile ,Alford 3 brothers,Abner Alford,Odis B. Alford,and Raynard curvington His beloved daughter,Voncile Alford.
He leaves to mourn his memories his two sons: Jared II (NiShonda) of Valdosta Ga Jarod(Tameka) of Atlanta Ga his grandchildren: Jashon, Janiya, Jaden, Alahna,JaLaina, Alyssa, Aliyah, and Allura. one sister: Gloriah Phillis Alford Lawson Brother in law: Willie Lawson of Columbia S.C. one sister in law Otelia Alford of Aiken S.C. one brother: Kevin Grice of Orlando Florida Seven nephews ,three nieces and their families. Minister and (emotional life line) Bro.C. Thomas minister of the Central Ave Church of Christ (his church family) in Newark
N.J. A host of other relatives and friends We his family deeply appreciate the prayers,and support of our individual Congregations of the churches of Christ.
Graveside service will be held on Saturday April 4, 2020 @ 3 p.m. (Central Time) at the Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Dothan Alabama. Bro. Jamie Dotson will officiate.
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