Rev. Alexander M. Alvord

Notice of Death - Rev. Alexander M. Alvord

Retired Elder
Date of Death: 8/11/2021 | Date of Birth: 6/28/1933; | Clergy
We have received word of the Wednesday, August 11, 2021 death of the Rev. Alexander Mapes “Alec” Alvord of Givens Estates, Asheville.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Weems “Dot” Alvord; three children: Karen Stevens, Lee Alvord (Tanya), and the Rev. Veranita Alvord (Rev. Joe Tarpley); his grandchildren: Megan, Josh, Olivia, and Ivan; and a bonus family: Kwabena (Kay) and Cecilia Apau-Kese, and their children: AJ, Alvord, and Adriel.  Alec was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Jimmy Stevens.  A celebration of life service was held on Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 1:00pm at the Norma F. Pulliam Chapel of Givens Estates, with Rev. Ed Hillman officiating.  A recording of the service is available to view at this link.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to The United Methodist Women Legacy Fund, 475 Riverside Dr, 15th Floor, Attn: Legacy, New York, NY 10115 (

Rev. Alvord's history with the conference is: 65 Transferred from Rhodesia Conf; 65 Pinnacle; 67 Missionary to Rhodesia; 77 Advance-Mocks; 81 Wilkesboro; 88 Marion District Superintendent; 92 Conf Program Staff; 00 Retired (03 /Conf Program Staff); 04 Retired (07 /Charlotte: Homestead); 08 Retired only.
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