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Will T ALFREY

Maxwell/Mt. Eden (Bentonville) Cemetery
Benton County,
Arkansas

WT
September 8, 1852 - February 7, 1928
Son of Capt Absalom H Alfrey

*Obituary
Benton County Herald
Thursday, February 9, 1928

ALFREY, Will T. - W.T. Alfrey died at his home, two and one-half miles east of Bentonville last Tuesday morning, February 7th, 1928 at 3 o'clock at the age of seventy-five years. Mr. Alfrey had been in ill health for several weeks prior to his death but his condition was not considered serious until last Saturday when he took a change for the worse. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon with Rev. A.W. Henderson of Bentonville in charge. Interment was made in the Jefferson cemetery following services. The deceased was an uncle of Ernest Alfrey of the Benton County Hardware Company and a brother of Mrs. J.W. Howard of Bentonville. He leaves surviving besides his wife, Harry Alfrey and Mrs. Amos Cavness of Bentonville; Mrs. Pres Marrs and Mrs. Elizabeth Arnett of Jane, Mo.; Walter and Albert Alfrey of Joplin, Mo. and Lester Alfrey of Cherokee City. He was a pioneer of Benton County, moving here from Green County, Mo. where he was born. When just a small boy he came to this county with his parents and lived here until his death.

*Obituary
Benton County Record & Democrat & Sun
Thursday, February 9, 1928

Will T. Alfrey, one of the early settlers of Bentonville, died at his home east of town early Tuesday morning, Feb. 7, 1928 following an illness of about two months. Funeral services were conducted at the Mount Eden church in the Jefferson community by the Rev. J.D. Allen on Wednesday afternoon. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Addie Alfrey and four sons: Harry Alfrey, Bentonville; Lester of Cherokee City and Albert and Walter Alfrey of Joplin; also by three daughters: Mrs. Amos Cavness, Bentonville; Mrs. Pres Marrs, Jane, Mo. and Mrs. 0. Arnett, Siloam Springs; also by four brothers: John Alfrey, Bentonville; J.F. Alfrey, Siloam Springs; Hugh Alfrey, Baker City, Oregon and Harrison Alfrey of Salt Lake City. Two sisters, Mrs. Oscar Berry and Mrs. W.J. Howard, also survive him. Mr. Alfrey was born near Springfield, Mo. September 8, 1852. He was the son of Captain A.H. Alfrey, an officer in the Union army. His parents located here when he was a small boy and took up a tract of land east of town. He grew to manhood here and in 1877 he married Miss Mary Smith. Rev. Peter Carnahan performed the ceremony. She died about four years ago. He married Mrs. Addie Dodson who survives him. Mr. Alfrey, like his father, was a farmer all his life. He was a member of the Presbyterian church and highly thought of by his friends and neighbors.

Mary
March 29, 1857 - June 10, 1924

*Obituary (as written)
Benton County Record
Friday, June 13, 1924

ALFREY, Mrs. W.T. - Mrs. W.T. Alfrey died at the family home east of Bentonville on Monday, June 9th, 1924 at the age of 67 years. While she had been ill for some time it was not until the past few days that her condition was thought to be serious. The funeral, which was largely attended, was at the home on Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. J.M. McMahen conducting the services. Interment was made in Mt. Eden. Mrs. Alfrey was born in White county, Ind. in 1857. Her parents both died when she was quite young and she came here when a child with an aunt. In 1877 she was married to W.T. Alfrey. She has been an active member of the Baptist Church and leaves a host of friends and relatives to mourn her loss. Besides her husband she is survived by four sons - Lester, who lives west of Cherokee City; Albert of Siloam Springs; Harry of Blocker, Okla. and Walter Alfrey of Baxter Springs, Kansas; also four daughters - Mrs. Pres Marrs, Jane, Mo.; Mrs. Amos Cavness, Bentonville; Mrs. O.E. Arnett, Afton, Okla. and Mrs. Will Lighart of Newton, Kansas.

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