Funeral services for Mr. Billy E. “Duck” Stafford, 66, of
the Center Grove community of Jackson County, Tennessee,
will be held at 10 A.M. on Friday, November 21, 2008, at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Young Cemetery in the Center Grove
community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2 P.M. –
9 P.M., and Friday from 8 A.M. until time of services.
Mr. Stafford passed away on Tuesday, November 18, 2008, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born December 12, 1941, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Charles R. and Olga M. Warren Stafford. On
December 1, 1960, he was married to Jerline Stafford, his
wife of 48 years, who survives.
He was a truck driver, who drove millions of miles without an
accident. He was a member of the Center Grove Church of
Christ, and a former Jackson County deputy.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Grandchild: Steven Dewayne Stafford; and 1 Son-in-Law:
Survivors include His wife: Jerline Stafford of the Center
Grove community of Jackson County, TN; 2 Sons: Jimmy E.
and Sharon Stafford of Dayton, Ohio, and Stevie D. and Tonya
Stafford of Gainesboro, TN; 2 Daughters: Deb Deming of
Cookeville, TN, and Kathy and Corky Trisdale of Baxter, TN; 12
Grandchildren: Jimmy, Jr., Brandon, Tamara, Candice, and
Casey Stafford; Kelly (Tiffany) and Jayra Deming; Samantha
(Cody) Clark; Crystal (Blake) Maberry; Tyler Trisdale; Mikala
Tingley; and David Muncy; 9 Great-Grandchildren; 1
Brother: Lee Stafford of Bloomington Springs, TN; and 1
Sister: Linda (Billy) Baker of Gainesboro, TN.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Happy
Haven Home for Children by contacting the funeral home.
Bro. John Mabery will officiate at the services.
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