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
survives.

He   was   a   brick   mason    and    worked    in    residential
construction.    He   was   a   member of the Harmony Church of
Christ.

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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