Funeral services for Mr. Eugene Stafford, 80, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday, April
14, 2013, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Pharris Cemetery in the
McCoinsville community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 P.M. – 9
P.M., and Sunday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center.
He was born August 28, 1932, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Henderson Stafford and Lucindy Haney Stafford. On
June 16, 1951, he was married to Margaret E. Stafford, who
survives. He was a farmer, and a member of the Free State
Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Son: Danny L. Stafford; 4 Brothers: Clifford, Fred, James H.,
and Roger Stafford; and 4 Sisters: Nannie Bell Mayberry,
Mattie May Stafford, Onia Elizabeth Hix, and Brinie Jewel
Survivors include his Wife: Margaret E. Stafford of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Son: Bobby Gene Stafford and wife, Kim, of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter: Brenda Faye Peek of
Gainesboro, TN; 6 Grandchildren: Toni (Tony) Scantland,
Amy Avent, Heather (Jeremiah) Plemmons, Daniel Stafford and
friend, Ashley Tippit, Matt Stafford, and Andy Stafford; 1
Brother: Ray (Bunie) Stafford of Gainesboro, TN; and 8 Great
Grandchildren: Leah (Jeff) Harrison, Nicolas Scantland, Hillary
Avent, Casey Avent, Taylor Plemmons, Brendon Plemmons,
Myka Stafford, and Adreana Stafford. Several nieces, nephews,
other relatives, and friends also survive.
Bro. Chris Reecer will officiate at the services.
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