Funeral services will be conducted 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Ms. Alford, 60, of Old Hickory.
A Lab Technician with DCI and was formerly employed by General Hospital, she died Oct. 13, 2014.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Love On A Leash, PO Box 4548, Oceanside, CA 92052; www.loveonaleash.org/donate.
Arrangements are in the care of Bond Memorial Chapel, Mt. Juliet.