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Alvin Fordham 1927-2012 | Obituaries

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Alvin Fordham 1927-2012


MR. EDGAR ALVIN FORDHAM, SR., age 85, of Eastman, GA, died Monday, April 30, 2012 in the Charlie Norwood V A Medical Center, Augusta, GA.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM Thursday, May 3, in Southerland Funeral Chapel, with Dr. Jerry Peele officiating, with interment in Orphans Cemetery.

Mr. Fordham was a member, deacon and usher of First Baptist Church, where he attended the Max O’Neal Sunday School class and sang in the choir.  He was a WWII veteran of the U. S. Army, member of the American Legion, a 42 year retired civil service employee of Warner Robins AFB and son of the late Evie Coody Fordham & Edgar Fordham.  He was preceded in death by a Granddaughter – Heather Fordham, Sister – Wynelle Fordham Jarrell and Brother – Earl Fordham.

Survivors:  Wife – Adelle Powell Fordham of Eastman;  2 Daughters – Teresa Martin (Mack) of Gray and Sherill McLeod of Forsyth;  Son – Al Fordham (Careen) of Eastman;  Sister – Wylette Woodard of Eastman; 

6 Grandchildren – Eleanor Powell (Brandon), Alan McLeod, Miranda Martin, Jared Martin, Shayna Martin and Aliya Martin;  2 Great-Grandchildren – Helen and William;  Several Nieces & Nephews.

The family may be contacted at the Fordham residence, 1034 Wood Valley Drive, Eastman, and will receive friends in Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home from 6:00PM-8:00PM Wednesday, May 2.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 5107 Oak Street, Eastman or the Alzheimer’s Association Parents Matter Team, 886 Mulberry Street, Macon, GA.

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