Funeral   services   for   Mr. Tommie Ray Stafford,  61,   of
Cookeville, Tennessee, will  be  held  at  2 P.M. on Wednesday,
June   17,   2009,    at   Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home   in   Gainesboro,   TN.   Burial  will  follow  in  the  Pharris
Cemetery in the McCoinsville community of Jackson County.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Tuesday  from  3   P.M. –
9 P.M., and Wednesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

Mr. Stafford  passed  away  on  Monday,  June  15, 2009,  at
Skyline Madison Campus in Madison, TN.
   
He was born May 15, 1948,  in  Jackson  County, TN,  to  the
late
Lee Stafford and Lula Canter Stafford. On April 1, 1982,
he was married to
Brenda Kay Stafford, who survives. He was
a factory worker.

In  addition  to  his  parents, he  was  preceded in death by
1
Son:
Marty Lynn Stafford; and 1 Brother: Joe Stafford.

Survivors    include    his    
Wife:   Brenda   Kay   Stafford  of
Cookeville, TN;  
1 Son: Marty Lee Flatt and fiancée, Hannah, of
Cookeville, TN;
 1  Daughter:  Amber Lynn and fiancée, Danny
Knisely, of Gainesboro, TN;
2 Grandchildren: Tyler Ray Sharp
and   unborn   granddaughter,    Destiny  Marie  Cyan  Flatt;   
2
Brothers:  
 Benny Stafford  of  Bloomington  Springs,  TN,  and
Cecil  Stafford  of  Gainesboro,   TN;   and   
3  Sisters:  Gladys
Wilmoth of Cookeville, TN,   Ruby Morris of Crossville, TN,   and
Molene (George) Hamilton of Bloomington Springs, TN. Several
nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends also survive.

Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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