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Alton S. Cyphers

December 19, 1934 - June 9, 2015

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Deacon Alton Cyphers was born December 19, 1934 in Maxwell, TX. as the 16th of 22 children born to the late Andrew Cyphers and Helen Cyphers (Smith). He accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age.

Deacon Cyphers was well known for his singing ministry, having blessed the hearts of many over the years. In his early adulthood Deacon Cyphers traveled, singing for the Lord in various quartets. Then he became a member and eventually one of the lead singers in the Gospel group, The Bells of Joy.

He was...

Deacon Alton Cyphers was born December 19, 1934 in Maxwell, TX. as the 16th of 22 children born to the late Andrew Cyphers and Helen Cyphers (Smith). He accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age.

Deacon Cyphers was well known for his singing ministry, having blessed the hearts of many over the years. In his early adulthood Deacon Cyphers traveled, singing for the Lord in various quartets. Then he became a member and eventually one of the lead singers in the Gospel group, The Bells of Joy.

He was joined in holy matrimony to Bessie Hart, and to this union five children were born. He was later joined in holy matrimony to Carole Reid, and to this union two children were born. Deacon Cyphers and his family became members of True Light Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. J.R. Williams the pastor.

He leaves to cherish his memory his children Alton Cyphers Jr., Stanley Cyphers, Craig Cyphers, Tami Cyphers and Don Cyphers all of Austin TX; sisters Etta Harris and Mallie Kay Harris of Austin TX, Willie Cyphers of Denver CO, Katherine Bass of Suitland MD, Geneva Kenzie of Leander TX; brothers Curtis Cyphers of Los Angeles CA, Arthur Cyphers of Austin TX, and Robert Lee Cyphers of Cedar Creek, TX.

He was preceded in death by his parents Andrew and Helen Cyphers (Smith), his late wife Carole Cyphers, his daughter Angela Cyphers and son Fritz Cyphers; as well as sisters Annie Mae Cyphers-Collier, Fannie McClure, Jessie Merriweather, Violet Cyphers, Maeola Cyphers, Corine Cyphers, Applee Cyphers, Elnora Cyphers; and brothers Sulure Cyphers, Fred Cyphers Sr., Wilbur Cyphers Sr., and Harvey Cyphers.

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