Funeral  services  for  Mr. George Dillard Stafford, 75,  of
Bloomington  Springs,  Tennessee, will be  held  at  12 Noon on
Friday,  August  24, 2012,  at  Anderson  –  Upper  Cumberland
Funeral  Home in Gainesboro,  TN. Burial will follow in the Byers
Cemetery  in  the  Center Grove community of Jackson  County,

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from  6  P.M. – 9
P.M., Thursday from 10 A.M. – 9 P.M., and on  Friday  from  9 A.
M. until time of services.

He   passed   away   on   Tuesday,   August   21,   2012,   at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
He was born  April  22, 1937, in  Jackson  County, TN, to the
Sam Stafford   and   Hallie Biggs Stafford.  On April 30,
1956, he was married to
Anna Bell Stafford, who survives.  He
was   a   retired  mechanic  and  farmer, and  a  member  of  the
Center Grove Church of Christ.

In  addition  to  his  parents, he was preceded in death  by  
Sam Dow Stafford, Jr.; 2  Sisters: Jo Helen Hammock
and May Ellen Mayberry; and his  
Father and Mother-in-Law:
Artis and Stella Johnson.

Survivors include his Wife: Anna Bell Stafford  of  Bloomington
Springs, TN;
1 Son: Jeffery (Joellen) Stafford of Cookeville, TN;
3 Daughters: Diana Haney of Bloomington Springs, TN,   Linda
(Steve)   Hensley   of  Gainesboro,  TN,   and   Donna   (Bobby)
Hammock of Bloomington Springs, TN;
7  Grandchildren: Brad
(Karla)  Hensley,   Barry  (Beth)  Hammock,  Kristina  Hammock,
Cody Hammock,  Melissa (Joseph) Hogue,  Kayla Stafford,  and
Brittany Wood;  
2  Great-Grandchildren:  Grant Hensley   and
Brycen Hammock;
3 Brothers: Jack Stafford and Paul Stafford,
both  of  Gainesboro, TN, and Daniel Stafford  of  Baxter, TN;  
Bonnie Phann   of   Baxter,   TN,    Frances   Keith   of
Nashville, TN,  Janie Uhles of Gainesboro, TN, and  Sarah Harp
of Cookeville, TN; and his
Beloved Pet: Molly. Several  nieces,
nephews, other relatives, and friends also survive.
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