Deacon James Willis Alston

Deacon James Willis Alston, 86, of 44 Tulip Street, Littleton, North Carolina, departed this earthly life on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, North Carolina. He was born to the late Moses Alston and Mattie Hockaday Alston on December 25, 1929, in Halifax County, North Carolina.

He is survived by a devoted daughter, Maria A. Bruce, of the home; one son, MacArthur Gales, of Philadelphia, PA; one brother, Linwood Alston (Gwendolyn) of Henderson, NC; one sister, Rethella Blakey (Walter) of Richmond, VA; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at South Street Missionary Baptist Church, 102 Stokes Street, Littleton, NC. The Pastor, Rev. Robert L. Faulcon, Sr., will deliver the eulogy. In lieu of flowers, please  make a donation to the Littleton Community Center, 238 Oak Street, Littleton, NC 27850.