Hazel I. Alfred, 74, homemakerHazel I. Alfred, a homemaker...

September 11, 1997

Hazel I. Alfred, 74, homemaker

Hazel I. Alfred, a homemaker and former Owings Mills resident, died of heart failure Sunday at Southern Maryland Medical Center in Clinton. She was 74.

Mrs. Alfred lived for more than 40 years on Wards Chapel Road before moving in with a son in Prince George's County about five years ago.

The former Hazel I. Whitehead was born and raised in Baltimore and educated in city schools.

She was married in 1939 to Ralph L. Alfred Sr., a construction superintendent who died in 1990.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Haight Funeral Home and Chapel, Route 32, Sykesville.

She is survived by two sons, Ralph L. Alfred Jr. of Finksburg and Christopher G. Alfred of Fort Washington; three daughters, Barbara Keeney of Reisterstown, Carol M. Wisner of Taneytown and Lena Bornstein of Finksburg; two sisters, Erma Jenkins of Randallstown and Lorraine Williams of Baltimore; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth E. Francis, 74, Sutton Place employee

Elizabeth E. Francis, a former Towson resident who worked for many years as a clerk at Sutton Place Apartments, died of vascular complications Sept. 4 at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka, Kan. She was 74.

Miss Francis, who was born and raised in Atchison, Kan., moved to Baltimore in the mid-1950s. She worked at the Bolton Hill apartment house until 1994, when she retired to Nortonville, Kan.

Miss Francis, who assumed her maiden name after her marriage DTC ended in divorce, had a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Stewart, who died in 1995.

Plans for a memorial service are incomplete.

She is survived by a sister, Mary Hetherington of Lutherville; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Pub Date: 9/11/97

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