Funeral   services    for    Mr.   Luke   E.   Stafford,    73,    of
Gainesboro, TN will be held at 12 Noon  on  Tuesday,  May  13,
2014,   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  Monday from 4 P.M. - 8
P.M., and Tuesday from 8 A.M. until time of services.

  He  passed  away  on  Sunday, May  11,  2014 at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
     
  He  was  born  April  7, 1941, in  Jackson  County, TN, to the
late Charlie Herd Stafford and Rose Lena Stafford.   He  worked
in  construction  and  factory  work, and retired after 20 years at
Nielsen.

  In  addition  to  his  parents,  he was preceded in death by  2
Sons: Jeffery Neal and Gregory Edgar Stafford; 2 Brothers: Billy
"Rastus" Stafford and Ray L. Stafford;  and  the  Mother  of   his
children: Linda Sue Biggs.

  Survivors  include  1  Son:  Douglas  (Luanne)  Stafford     of
Gainesboro,     TN;   1   Daughter:   Audra   (Todd)   Owsley   of
Burkesville,  KY;   4   Grandchildren:  Trent and Seth Owsley  of
Burkesville,  KY,  Ciara (J.W.) Jones  of  Gainesboro,  TN,   and
Jaedyn Stafford of Gainesboro, TN;  1 Great Grandchild: James
Easton Jones;  2  Sisters:  Sue Walker  of  Smithville,  TN,   and
Sarah (Paul) Herren  of  Silver  Point, TN; and Extended Family:
Jo Helen  and  Rachel Heady,  Sydney and Jacob Heady, Austin
Johnson, Corey Stafford, and Kandice Roland.

  Bro. James Bybee will officiate at the services.

  In lieu  of  flowers,  memorial donations may be made to help
with funeral expenses by contacting the funeral home.
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