Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Sue Stafford, 79, of Cookeville,
TN, will be held at 2 P.M. on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10 A.M. until
time of services.
She passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at NHC Health
Care Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born July 9, 1939, in Jackson County, TN, to the late
Cordell Harris and Theo Godsey Harris. She was married to the
late Billy P. Stafford, who passed away January 24, 2013. She
was a factory worker in the auto industry, and a member of the
Collegeside Church of Christ in Cookeville, TN. She spent most
of her life in Detroit, MI, from age 4 until she retired.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 3 Brothers: Bobby Harris, Larry Harris, and Roger
Survivors include 1 Son: Dennis (Stella) Stafford of
Gainesboro, TN; 2 Daughters: Diane (Steve) Smith of
Cookeville, TN, and Donna (Milan) Zec of Cookeville, TN; 4
Grandchildren: Joshua Ledbetter, Nicholas (Katie) Ledbetter,
Andy Stafford, and Michelle (Jeremy) Flynt; 5 Great
Grandchildren: Cajun Ledbetter, Spencer Stafford, Piper
Stafford, Jorja Flynt, and Grayson Flynt; and her Special Friend
and Caretaker: Patty Cunningham of Cookeville, TN. Special
thanks to Dr. Katherine Bertram and all the staff at NHC for
their special care.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Family Minister Wes Gallagher will
officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge by contacting the funeral
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