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Alphretta Minnie Starks

The Alford family sadly mourns the loss of Alphretta Minnie Starks. She was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, in Detroit, Michigan. She was 85 years old. Services were held at O.H. Pye III Funeral Home in Detroit, Michigan on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Alphretta was born to the union of Major and Serverniar Alford Sr. in Vernon, Oklahoma on September 13, 1932. She was the oldest of three children, two brothers Major Jr. and George (who both preceded her in death).

Alphretta accepted Christ at an early age and attended International Gospel Center under Reverend Marvin N. Miles, Pastor. Alpharetta attended Detroit Public Schools and graduated from Detroit Commerce high School She pursued her secondary education at Wayne County Community College of Nursing School.