Funeral    services    for    Melissa  Gail  Stafford,   45,   of
Gainesboro, Tennessee,  will  be  held  at  1  P.M. on Saturday,
October  31,  2009,  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  9  A.M. until
time of services.

She  passed  away  on  Wednesday,  October  28,  2009,  at
Cumberland River Hospital in Celina, TN.
  
She was born February 6, 1964,  in  Jackson County, TN,  to
Billy B.  and  Helen Sue Stafford. She  was  a  factory  worker
and a member of the Gospel Light Church in Gainesboro, TN.

She     was     preceded     in     death    by    her    
Paternal
Grandparents:
  Jay and Ethel Stafford;   and   her   Maternal
Grandfather:
Donald Stafford.

Survivors  include  
1 Son:  Josh Steward of Gainesboro, TN; 2
Daughters:  
 Lindsey Brooke   and   Erika Steward,  both   of
Gainesboro, TN;  her  
Parents:  Billy B. and Helen Sue Stafford
of   Gainesboro,   TN;   her   
Maternal   Grandmother:    Betty
Stafford  of  Gainesboro, TN;   
1  Brother:  Billy W. and Sandra
Stafford   of   Gainesboro, TN;  
1 Niece: Ashley Stafford; and 2
Nephews:
Christopher and Tyler Jacob Stafford.

Bro. Jimmy Stafford will officiate at the services.
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