Funeral services for Mrs. Jerline Stafford, 71, of  Baxter, TN,
will be held at 1 P.M. on Sunday, July 10, 2016,  at   Anderson -
Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will
follow in the Young Cemetery in the Center Grove community of
Jackson County.

  The family will receive friends on Saturday from 3  P.M.  to  9
P.M., and on Sunday from 11:30 A.M. until time of services.

  She passed away on Friday, July 8, 2016, at her  residence,
surrounded by her loving family.

  She was born  March  13, 1945, in  Jackson  County, TN,  to
the late Joe Smallwood and A.V. Smallwood.   On  December  1,
1960, she was married to the late Billy E. "Duck" Stafford,    who
passed away November 18, 2008. She was a homemaker,   and
an active member of the Center Grove Church of Christ.

  In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded
in  death  by  1  Grandson:  Steven  Dewayne  Stafford,  Jr.;    2
Sisters: Juanita Smallwood and Joy Ann Smallwood;  1  Brother:
James Smallwood; and 1 Son-in-Law: Jedediah Deming.

  Survivors include 2 Sons: Jimmy Stafford and Stevie (Tonya)
Stafford, of Gainesboro, TN;   2   Daughters:   Deb Deming    of
Cookeville, TN, and Kathy (Corky) Trisdale  of  Baxter,  TN;   10
Grandchildren:  Jimmy Stafford, Jr.,  Brandon Stafford,  Tamara
Stafford,   Candice  Stafford,   Casey  Stafford,   Kelly   (Tiffany)
Deming, Jayra Deming, Samantha (Cody) Clark, Crystal (Blake)
Maberry, and Tyler (Emily) Trisdale; 13 Great Grandchildren;  1
Brother: Roy A. (Betty) Smallwood  of  Gainesboro, TN;  and   4
Sisters: Mary Nell Flatt of Baxter, TN,  and  Ann (Roy) Flatt, Nell
Haney,   and    Linda (Royce) Jenkins,  all  of  Gainesboro,  TN.
Several   nieces,  nephews,  other  relatives,  and  friends   also
survive.

  Bro. John Mabery will officiate at the services.

  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Happy
Haven Home or Mustard Seed Ranch by contacting the  funeral
home.
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