Willie Jean (Meyer) Alford
Cherished Wife, Mother, Grandmother,
Great Grandmother, Caregiver and Friend.
1918 - 2017
Willie Jean passed peacefully at the age of 99 surrounded by three generations of loving family on July 27, 2017.
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She was born in Houston, Texas on January 19, 1918, where she later earned a Registered Nurse Degree from the Lillie Jolly School of Nursing, married a merchant marine and raised her family. An accomplished Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Nurse at Memorial Hermann; in her spare time Willie Jean enjoyed traveling with her family, gardening, water aerobics, and caring for friends and family.
Loved ones awaiting a joyous reunion with Willie Jean are her husband of 50 years, Elmer A. Alford; her infant son, Gary A. Alford; parents, Christine M. (Arto) Meyer and Eugene L. Meyer; as well as countless extended family and friends.
Family members that will miss Willie Jean until they meet again include her daughters, Joyce Harson and Nancy Dawkins; granddaughter, Shelly Lozano and husband, Daniel Lozano; and great grandchildren, Maclain Lozano and Caitlin Lozano.
An informal Celebration of Life will be held from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Saturday, August 12th at the Lozano Residence.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations be made to the charity of your choice.