Funeral   services   for   Mr. Earl “Doug” Stafford,  67,   of
Gainesboro, Tennessee,  will  be  held at 11 A.M. on Thursday,
November  10,  2011, at  Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home. Burial will be in  the  Hendersonville Memorial Gardens in
Hendersonville, TN.

 The  family  will  receive friends on Tuesday from 2 – 9 P.M.,
Wednesday from 2 – 9 P.M., and on Thursday from 9 A.M. until
time of services.

 He   passed   away   on   Monday,   November   7,  2011,  at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
    
 He was born July 23, 1944, in Hendersonville, TN, to the late
Jimmy Leon Stafford and Maggie Eliza Stafford.   On   June
20,  1964,   he   was   married   to   
Dorothy  A.  Stafford,  who
survives. He was a supervisor and mechanic. He was a member
of the New Hope Baptist Church.

 In  addition  to  his  parents, he was preceded in death  by  
3
Brothers:
Ralph Stafford, James Haywood Stafford, and Jimmy
Stafford;   and   
3   Sisters:   Helen Keith,   Estelle Creasy, and
Margaret Radar.

 Survivors    include    his    
Wife:   Dorothy   A.   Stafford   of
Gainesboro,   TN;    
1    Son:    Tony    D.    (Patty)    Stafford of
Gainesboro,  TN;  
2  Daughters:  Renesa A. (Keith) Bridges  of
Lebanon,  TN,    and    Angela M. Sisco   of   LaVergne,  TN;   
8
Grandchildren:  
Telisa Walker, David Reecer, Derek Ragland,
Hailey Sisco,  Kaylea Stafford,  Kyle D. Stafford,  Justin Bridges,
and  Drew Bridges;  
1  Great-Grandchild: Gavin Townsend;  1
Brother:   
Eugene (Virginia) Stafford  of  Madison,  TN;   and  1
Sister:
Wonda C. (Doug) Shrum of Gainesboro, TN.

 Bro. Tom Lyles will officiate at the services.

 Memorial  donations  may  be  made to the Stafford family by
contacting the funeral home.
© 2011 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home