Melissa Kay Alford

Melissa Kay "Missy" Alford

Mrs. Melissa Kay "Missy" Alford, age 35, of Rome, passed away Thursday morning, February 8, 2018, in a local hospital.

Mrs. Alford was born in West Liberty, Ky. on March 18, 1982, daughter of Terry Dean Williams and the late Rita Lynn McMillen Brown. She was a graduate of Menifee County High School in Frenchburg, Ky. and Morehead State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications. She was employed in Sales and Marketing with Service Master by Twins here in Rome. She was an Ambassador with the Rome-Floyd Chamber of Commerce and was active in Chamber affairs. Mrs. Alford was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church and was a Girl Scout Leader with Troop #17855 here in Rome.

Survivors include her husband, Larry Dean Alford, to whom she was married on October 19, 2013; her father, Terry Dean Williams, and his wife, Vicki, West Liberty, Ky.; a sister, Terri Keath, and her husband, Will, and their daughters, Bella, Kendell, and Korbyn, all of Mt. Sterling, Ky.; her four-legged critter, Cooper; other nieces and nephews survive.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 3 p.m. at Spring Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Douglas Crumbly, the Rev. Jim Reynolds, and the Rev. Corey Wright officiating. Interment will follow at a later date in Brown Cemetery, Pomroyton, Ky.

The family will receive friends at Spring Creek Baptist Church on Saturday from 12 noon until 2:45 p.m.

Honorary pallbearers are requested to assemble at Spring Creek Baptist Church on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and will include Ambassadors and staff of the Rome-Floyd Chamber of Commerce and members of Girl Scout Troop #17855.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spring Creek Baptist Church Youth Ministry, 2636 Chulio Road, Rome, GA 30161.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.