A wake service will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
The graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 16, 2016, at Eastview Cemetery, Ashby Street, Americus, Georgia. The Reverend Jeff Wallace, Rector of the Calvary Episcopal Church, in Americus, Georgia, will officiate.
Alfred Cranna Bromfield, Jr. was born May 22, 1967 in Miami, Dade County, Florida to Cosetella Williams Bromfield and the late Alfred Cranna Bromfield, Sr. He acquired his education at Miami Edison High School in 1984. He was a member of the Miami-Edison High School Red Raiders Marching Band. Alfred joined the Episcopal Church of Incarnation of Miami, Florida. While serving as a member, he took part in the Episcopal EYC and Church Choir. He was a great supporter of every facet of the church including Sunday School where he received several awards. Following high school, he furthered his skills and knowledge an obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Instrumental Music with a Saxophone concentration and an Education Certification from the Georgia Southwestern University in Americus, Georgia. During his tenure at Georgia Southwestern State University, he was a member of GSW Marching Band he became the Lead Tenor Saxophonist. While living in Georgia, he attended the Catholic Episcopal Church of Americus, Georgia. He played for several churches in the surrounding communities, and he taught music. His interests were teaching, composing, and, through music, sharing his learning experience with students.
He was a member of the Sunshine Jazz Organization of South Florida Incorporated, the Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary Band Fraternity, where he held positions as the Secretary/Historian in 1990 and two terms as Vice-President 1991. He was a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated where he held the position of Historian in 1992. He was the Pianist and Treasurer of The Hallelujah Fellowship Mass Choir, Ellaville, Georgia. He was the Founder and instructor or AL’s Music Works, Ellaville, Georgia and a Member of Music Educators National Conference.
He is survived by his two daughters Zandra R. Broomfield and Teanna C. Bromfield; his mother, Costell W. Bromfield, Ellaville, Georgia; aunts, Idella Smith, Oglethorpe, Georgia, Lorene Quillian, Atlanta, Georgia, Ola Mae Williams, Annie L. Williams, Lovie Williams of Americus, Georgia; a host of cousins and friends, including Joann Waymon and Mark Clark, and Mary Akins.