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Alward - Earl

Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 25 Jan 1985 p 2

Earl Alward, 79 a resident of the rural Wallace community on Rt 1, Kingman died Thursday afternoon January 24 at Culver Hospital, Crawfordsville. He was employed by Tunin & Morgan Coal Mines where he was a coal grader. He also farmed until 1972. He attended Wallace HS. He was a member of Odd Fellows Lodge of Kingman and attended Freedom Church, Wallace. He was born July 26, 1905, near Wallace, the son of George and Harriet Byrd Alward. He married Berniece Rodgers of Cates November 25, 1925. She survives. Other survivors include a son: Paul, Cullman, Ala; 3 daughters, Mrs. Harold (Betty) Groce and Mrs. Gaylord (Ruth Ann) Prather, Waynetown and Pauline Crowder, Kingman; 14 grandchildren and 13 greats. He was preceded in death by two sons, Kenneth & Robert, a brother and a great grandchild. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 27 at Thomas Funeral Home, Waynetown. Rev. Dorman Winger officiated. Burial in Waynetown Masonic Cemetery. --kz
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