Funeral    services   for    Johnny   Ray   Stafford,   72,   of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will  be  held at 1 P.M. on Wednesday,
December 26, 2012, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home  in  Gainesboro, TN.  Burial   will   follow  in  the    Hensley
Cemetery in the Freewill community of Jackson County, TN.

The  family  will  receive  friends on Wednesday from  9 A.M.
until time of services.

He  passed   away   on   Saturday,  December  22,  2012,  at
Macon County General Hospital in Lafayette, TN.
   
He was born November 21, 1940, in Jackson County, TN,  to
the  late  
Herbie  Stafford  and  Lillie Wheeler Stafford.   He
was a farmer, and a member of the Church of Christ.

In  addition  to  his  parents, he  was  preceded in death by
4
Sisters:  
Jettie Garrison,  Mary Smith, Lucille Wilson, and Jamie
Stafford Hammons; and
1 Brother: Vestel Stafford.

Survivors  include
1 Brother: David Stafford of Gainesboro,
TN;   and   
1   Nephew:   Melvin Hammons  of  Gainesboro, TN.
Several  nieces,  nephews,  other  relatives,   and   friends  also
survive.

Bro. Alan Judd will officiate at the services.

In  lieu  of  flowers, memorial  donations  may be made to the
Stafford family by contacting the funeral home.
© 2012 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home