LEBANON – Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Jan. 15 at 1 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mr. Stafford, 71, of Lebanon.
May 29, 1939, in Jackson County, he died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at the University Medical Center.
The son of the late Veston and Daisy Lackey Stafford, he was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Big Springs Baptist Church.
Mr. Stafford was retired from the Maintenance Department at McFarland Hospital.
Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. and Saturday after 11 a.m. at Ligon & Bobo.
Services will be conducted by Brother John Petree. Interment will be in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: his wife of 29 years Martha Ramsey Stafford; children Robert Stafford, Pam Stafford, Tammy (Clayton) Anderson and Michelle Jones; grandchildren: Bethany and Nicholas Anderson, Shelby and Colby Jones; sister Willette (Andy) Anderson.
He was preceded in death by siblings: Rosie Christian, Avert, Ray, Harlin, Domer, Pete, Jim and Joe Stafford.
Pallbearers: Nicholas Anderson, Colby Jones, Ryan Botts, Kelly Sellers, Alan Hardin, Chris Anderson, David and Randall Stafford.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.