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Nov. 13, 1945 – Sept. 11, 2022

William Eugene Halford, age 76, of McKenzie, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. He was born Nov. 13, 1945 in Butler County, Alabama.

Mr. Halford is survived by his wife of 58 years, Eva Nell Halford; son, Jerry LaDon Halford; daughters, Pamela Joy (Jesse) Kilpatrick and Inez (Jimmy) Booker; grandchildren, Chan (Allison) Lowe, Hollie (Matthew) Colburn, Marissa (Zach) Bryan, Kara Halford (Peyton McCraney) , Josh Thrower and Kristy Blanco; great grandchildren, Ellie Rae Lowe, Willa Grace McCraney, Griffin and Luis Blanco; brothers, Billy Joe (Debra) Halford, Donnie (Leslie) Halford, Dwight (Connie) Halford; sister, Jeanette Gorum; sisters-in-law, Versa (Clifford) Higdon and Vera Mae (Foy) Calhoun; aunt, Verlie Stuckey; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Mr. Halford was preceded in death by his son, Wilton Eugene Halford; parents, Connie and Bertha Mae Halford; brother, John Henry Halford; and sister, Geraldine Lee.

Visitation was Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 6-8 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home. The funeral service was held be Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. at McKenzie Baptist Church, McKenzie. He will lie in state from 10-11 a.m. Burial followed in Elizabeth Cemetery, McKenzie, with Johnson Funeral Home, Georgiana, directing arrangements.

Pallbearers were Donnie Halford, Matt Colburn, Tony Walden, Mike Stuckey, Jason Stuckey and Jeff Savage.

Mr. Halford was a deacon at McKenzie Baptist Church in McKenzie for 19 years.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Halford family.

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