In Memoriam
Jesse Alford, Jr.

Services Provided By

Carlisle Funeral Home

Jesse Alford, Jr.

Sep 12, 1927 - Jun 23, 2017


Jesse Alford, Jr, 89, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017.

He was born on September 12, 1927 in Pitt County to the late Jesse and Lydia Alford.

Funeral Services will be held Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 3:00pm at First Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Pastor Bobby Forehand officiating. The family will receive friends and relatives from 2:00-3:00pm at the church on Sunday. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

After serving in the US Army for 2 years, Jesse began working at the A&P, where he worked for 32 years until he retired in 1985. He painted for many people in and around Tarboro. Jesse also held hundreds of yard sales over the years raising money for the Falcon Children’s Home which is supported by the First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Jesse is survived by his wife of 64 years Christine Alford, of Tarboro; children, Annette Smith and husband Dale, Charles Alford and wife Kimberly; grandchildren, Christy, BJ, Ellie, Abby; great-grandchildren, Joshua, Katelyn, Mackenzie, Jessie and Alaina.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Jesse to Falcon Children’s Home, Inc., 7569 N. West Street, Falcon, NC 28342.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting