Clebert Bert Carter Alford

April 20, 1920October 23, 2010

Clebert Carter Alford died on October 23, 2010 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 90. Clebert was born on April 20, 1920 in Portales, New Mexico to George and Ruth (Carter) Alford. He was raised in Joseph, Oregon. Clebert married Margaret Jennie Potter in January of 1949. Their marriage was sealed in the Salt Lake Temple in 1970. Margaret passed away in 1975. Clebert was a supervisor for the U.S. Postal Service where he retired from. Clebert belonged to the Radio Relay League, Mt. Hood Chapter. He was a master gardener. Survivors include his five daughters, Janice Louise Musgrove, Eugene, OR., Ruth Darlene Lazarides, McMinnville, OR., Sherry Helen Stam, McMinnville, OR., Roberta Joann Barnes, Ontario, OR., and Susan K. Stutts, Port Orchard, WA., 23 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren. Clebert was preceded in death by his wife Margaret Jennie Potter Alford, and two sons, Myrel Henry Wines II, and Sidney Charles Wines and granddaughter Heather Bishop. Funeral service will be on Monday, November 1, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Portland Stake Center located at 9901 SE Caruthers St. in Portland, Oregon. Following the funeral service will be a concluding graveside service at 12:30 p.m. at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.


  • Funeral Service Monday, November 1, 2010
  • Graveside Service Monday, November 1, 2010

Clebert Bert Carter Alford

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Jim and Lisa Wentworth-Plato

November 1, 2010

The photo album is great. In the yard or hunched over his workbench, Bert was the best landlord ever. We spent many evenings talking about projects, enjoying the garden, and sharing what life had to offer. He'll be sorely missed.

October 31, 2010

Roberta and Sherry: My sympathy and thoughts are with you. It seems as I knew your dad from all the years of hearing about him. I know he meant a lot to you. My love to you both. Carolyn Roseberry, Crescent, Oregon

karl pereira

October 31, 2010

as an outside relative, i offer you all my heart. clebert sounds like the family glue that every family needs. thnk you for the pictures and solid story.

Evelyn Kennedy

October 31, 2010

What a beautiful tribute, and such precious family photos. My heartfelt sympathy to all of you, from a friend of Roberta.

Claudia Moore

October 29, 2010

Dear Alford Family...thinking of you during this time of loss and remembrance of your dear loved one. Thank you for sharing the photos.

The Staff of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home

October 23, 2010

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.


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