Memorial services for  Billy  P.  Stafford,  77, of Gainesboro,
Tennessee, formerly of the  Freestate  community  and  Detroit,
Michigan, will be held at 2 P.M. on Saturday, February  2, 2013,
at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home  in  
TN. The family has chosen cremation.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11  A.M.  until
time of services.

He  passed  away   on   Thursday,  January  24,  2013,  at his
residence in Gainesboro.
He  was  born  May  1, 1935  in  Gainesboro, TN   to  the  late
Comer  E.  Stafford   and   Earsie   Patterson  Stafford.   He
was a retired machinist in the marine industry  and a member of
the Center Grove Church of Christ.

In  addition  to  his  parents, he  was  preceded  in  death by
Comer Stafford, Jr. and Joe Stafford.

Survivors  include  his   
spouse:  Betty  Sue  Harris  Stafford;
1  Son:   Dennis  H.  (Stella)  Stafford   of   Gainesboro,  TN;   2
Diane Ledbetter (Steve) Smith and Donna Stafford
(Milan) Zec  all  of  Cookeville, TN;  
2  Brothers:  John  Landon
(Doris) Stafford  and  Jimmy  Lloyd  (Katherine)  Stafford   all  of
Cookeville,  TN;
  4   Grandchildren:   Josh   Ledbetter,   Andy
(Becky)  Stafford,   Nick Ledbetter,   Michelle  Stafford  (Jeremy)
4    Great-Grandchildren:   Spencer   Stafford,   Piper
Stafford, Cajun Ledbetter, and Jorja Flynt.

Bro. Jimmy Anderson, Bro. Bill Dudney, and Karen Vanhooser
will officiate at the services.

In  lieu  of  flowers, memorial  donations  may  be  made to the
India  Mission  Fund,  Putnam  County  Animal  Shelter,   or  the
donor’s favorite charity by contacting the funeral home.
© 2013 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home