Funeral services for Mr. Billy B. Stafford,  75,  of  Cookeville,
TN, will be held at 1 P.M. on Saturday,  February  25,  2017,  at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland  Funeral  Home  in  Gainesboro,
TN.   Burial  will  follow  in  the  Fairview  Cemetery   in   Jackson
County, TN.

  The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10 A.M. until
time of services.

  He passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017,  at  his
residence.

  He was born August 14, 1941, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Jay P. Stafford and Mandy Ethel Stafford.    He was married
to Helen Sue Stafford, who survives.     He worked in the lumber
industry.

  In addition to his parents, he  was  preceded  in  death  by  1
Daughter:  Melissa Gail Stafford;   4   Brothers:  Raymond, John
Thomas, Charles Richard,   and   Jimmy Dale Stafford;   and   2
Sisters: Maybelle Stafford and Judy Carol Stafford.

  Survivors   include   his    Wife:    Helen   Sue   Stafford      of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Son: Billy W. Stafford of Gainesboro, TN;    1
Sister:  Gladys Haney;  and  several  grandchildren.       Several
nieces,  nephews,  cousins,  other  relatives,  and  friends   also
survive.

  Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.

  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be  made  to  help
with funeral expenses by contacting the funeral home.
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