Ira L. Alford, age 81, of North Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on June 12, 2017. He was born on March 10, 1936 in Cotton Plant, Arkansas to Tom and Lula Belle Alford.
Ira was a devoted and loving husband of 59 years and he was an amazing father and friend to many.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife Rose Ann Alford, his parents Tom and Lula Belle Alford, and a grandson Kenny Alford.
He is survived by his son Terry Pittman, his daughter Kathy(Bill) Levine, his daughter Rosemond(Donny) Cole, his daughter Teresa(James) Squires, his daughter Melisa Harp and his sons Ira Lee Alford II, and Jason(Don) Alford. Papa will be missed by his seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A visitation service will be held Thursday, June 15, 2017 beginning at 11:00 A.M. till 12:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076.
A graveside service will follow at 12:30 P.M. with burial at Arkansas Memorial Gardens.