Funeral  services  for   Mrs. Vivian Smith Stafford,  93,  of
Gainesboro,  Tennessee,  will  be  held  at  2   P.M.  on  Friday,
February 20, 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  Thursday  from  4  P.M.  –  9
P.M., and Friday from 11 A.M until time of services.

Mrs. Stafford passed away on Tuesday, February  17, 2009, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
 
She was born July 6, 1915,  in  Jackson  County, TN,  to  the
late
Harrison and Ethel Spivey Smith.   On  March  15, 1941,
she was married to  the  late  
Houston  Stafford,  who  passed
away  September  30,  1987.   She  was  a  homemaker,  and  a
member of the Dudneys Hill Church of Christ.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded in
death by  
2  Sons: Wayne and Sherril Stafford;  1 Daughter:
Ann  Heady;   
1   Brother: James Smith;    1 Great-
Granddaughter:
Kaitlyn Leigh Garrison; and 1 Son-in-Law:
Kenneth Goolsby.

Survivors include
1  Daughter: Faye Goolsby of Cookeville,
TN;    
1    Son-in-Law:   Ray Heady    of    Gainesboro,   TN;   2
Daughters-in-Law:
Jimmie C. Stafford of Gainesboro, TN,  and
Linda Hix   of   Livingston,  TN;   
11    Grandchildren:   Sandra
(Michael) Garrison,  Angie Roark,  Laura Heady, Jeffrey Wayne
(Jill) Stafford, David A. “Tony” Goolsby, Lisa Faye Sims, Jeremy
Stafford, Jamie Stafford, Brandi Stafford, Cody (Tandi) Stafford,
and  Candace  Stafford;   
1   Brother:   Jeff   (Sallie)   Smith  of
Gainesboro, TN;  
1  Sister: Lillie (Lloyd) Carwile of Gainesboro,
TN; and
21 Great-Grandchildren.

Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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