Funeral services for Mr. Odus C. Stafford, 75, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday,
February 9, 2008, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Peek Cemetery
in the Harmony community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6 P.M. –
9 P.M., Friday from 12 Noon – 9 P.M., and Saturday from 9 A.
M. until time of services
Mr. Stafford passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2008, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born September 6, 1932, in Jackson County,
Tennessee, to the late Jess and Susie Smith Stafford. On
December 29, 1953, he was married to Mary E. Stafford, who
He was a brick mason and worked in residential
construction. He was a member of the Harmony Church of
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2
Brothers: Johnny Roscoe Stafford and Fowler Kirk Stafford;
1 Sister: Bonnie Lackey; 1 Son-in-Law: Randall Wilson; and 1
Step-Sister: Helen Crowe.
Survivors include his Wife: Mary E. Stafford of Gainesboro,
TN; 1 Son: Danny Wayne Stafford of Gainesboro, TN; 2
Daughters: Peggy Wilson and Phyllis (Mike) Andrews, all of
Gainesboro, TN; 4 Grandchildren: Shannon (Karen) Wilson,
Jessica (Todd) Kidder, Kelly (Jason) Emerton, and Tara (Joey)
Stevens; 8 Great-Grandchildren: Daniel and Maddox Wilson,
Ella Grace Wilson, Jessica Dyer, Peyton Emerton, Sarah and
Rachel Kidder, and Wade Stevens; 2 Sisters: Thelma (Bob)
Hammons and Margie (J.D.) Hensley, all of Dayton, Ohio; 2
Step – Sisters: Stella Ruth McDonald and Mary Ann
Osbourne; and 1 Step – Brother: Buddy Gene Burris. Several
nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends also survive.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Odus C. Stafford family by contacting Anderson - Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home.
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