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
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
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.
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