Draper, Alphonza

Monday, February 4, 2013

Minister Alphonza  “Big Al” Draper, 73, formerly of Chattanooga, died on Friday, February 1, 2013 in Huntsville, Alabama.

He is survived by his brother, Bishop John Draper, Sr.

Royal Funeral Home in Huntsville is in charge of arrangements.

Courtesy announcement is by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


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