BROOKPORT, Ill. - Alfred E. Houston, age 90, of Brookport, Illinois, died October 25, 2011, at his residence.
He was a member of 1st Baptist Church in Brookport, Illinois. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in agriculture. He retired from the Massac County ASCS office and was a Navy Veteran, serving during World War II.
He is survived by his son, Steve Houston and his wife, Sune Houston; Lowanda Farris, a special friend; 3 grandchildren, Donna Hughes, Susan Harville, and Timothy Houston. He is also survived by five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lala Houston; one sister; and one brother. His parents were Lloyd and Oma Walker Houston of Murray, Kentucky.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at Brookport Chapel. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at the Brookport Chapel with Rev. David Siere officiating. Internment will follow at Maplelawn Cemetery in Paducah, Kentucky, with Military Graveside Rites.
Pallbearers: Joe Walker, Gerald Walker, Randy Grogan, Roger Grogan, Kim Grogan, and Robert Hannah.
Online condolences may be left at www.aikinsfarmerfh.com.
Thursday, October 27th, 2011 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Aikins Farmer Funeral Home Bookport Chapel
Friday, October 28th, 2011 11:00am, Aikins Farmer Funeral Home Bookport Chapel
Maplelawn Park Cemetery