North Alabama Conference retired elder Rev. Fred Gifford died March 17, 2010.
The arrangements are as follows: The Funeral will be at Madison First UMC, on Saturday March 20, 2010 at 2 p.m. Visitation will be held at the church beginning at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Madison City Cemetery.
Rev. Gifford was ordained an elder in 1955. During his ministry he served Rescue; Horton Ct; Albertville CT; Cleveland Rosa; Mt. High; Ft Payne ST Paul; Stockham; Fairfield Highlands; Tarrant Rock; and Tallaega Trinity. He retired in 1982.
Bishop Will Willimon says, “Fred Gifford faithfully served churches throughout our Annual Conference. We are grateful for his long life and ministry. We remember his family and friends in our prayers during this time.”