Funeral   services   for   Mr.  Johnie  E.  Stafford,   101, of
Gainesboro, TN,  will  be  held at 2 P.M.  on  Sunday, March 11,
2012,   at   Anderson  –  Upper  Cumberland  Funeral  Home  in
Gainesboro,  TN.  Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.

 The  family  will  receive  friends on Saturday from 4 P.M. – 8
P.M., and on Sunday from 1 P.M. until time of services.

 He  passed  away  on  Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Bethany
Health and Rehab Center in Nashville, TN.
    
 He was born March 18, 1910, in Jackson County, TN, to  the
late
Robert Lee Stafford and Janie Smith Stafford. On June
1, 1930, he was married to  the  late  
Martha Nannie Stafford,
who passed away December 28, 2004. He was a farmer,  and a
member of the Sugar Creek Church of Christ.

 In  addition  to  his  wife  and  parents, he  was  preceded  in
death by  
1  Infant  Daughter: Judy Ann Stafford;  2   Sons-in-
Law:  
Robert Hall and Jerry Langley;  3  Sisters:  Bessie Smith,
Nannie Pharris,  and  Bertha Scantland;  and  
1  Brother:  Carl
Lawson.

 Survivors   include   
2   Sons:   Mayford (Helen) Stafford   of
Nashville,   TN,    and    James Stafford   of   Cookeville,  TN;   
3
Daughters:
 Katherine Hall of Cookeville, TN,   Norma (Robert)
Compton of Nashville, TN,  and  Marie Langley of Nashville, TN;
and  
8  Grandchildren:   Danny Hall, Phillip Hall, Donna Beard,
Marty Stafford, Patti Burchett, Judy Phillips, Tim Compton,   and
Karen Baskin.
13  Great  Grandchildren  and  8 Great Great
Grandchildren
also survive.

 Bro. Johnny Fox   and   Bro. Danny Hall  will  officiate  at  the
services.
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