Funeral services for Jimmy Lloyd Stafford, 82, of  Michigan  and
formerly of Cookeville, TN, will be held  at  2 P.M.  on  Saturday,
February  1,  2020, at  Anderson - Upper  Cumberland  Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow  in  the  John L. Clark
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson  County,
TN.

The  family  will  receive  friends on Friday from 4 P.M. – 8 P.M.,
and Saturday from 11 A.M. until time of services.

He passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, in Michigan.

Born August 5, 1937, in Gainesboro, Tennessee,  Jimmy  Lloyd
Stafford was the youngest of five boys  born  to  Comer  Eldrige
Stafford and Ersie Ann Patterson.   With  his  father  working  in
Michigan,   Jimmy   lived   in   both   Tennessee   and   Michigan
throughout his early years,    until  finally  settling  in  the  north,
working for General Motors.   During  one  of  his  many  travels
back home, he met the lovely Katherine Scott, who  he  married
just three months later on December 21, 1959.

Survived  by  his  wife, Mary  Katherine  Scott, of  60  years and
older  brother  John  Landen  Stafford (Doris),   Jimmy   lovingly
leaves  behind two children: Belinda Ellsworth (Chris Goosman)
and   Jeffrey  Stafford  (Kathy),   eight   grandchildren:    Tiffany
Ellsworth,    Aaron  Ellsworth,   Drew  Stafford,   Ethan  Stafford,
Emma  Stafford,   Annaliese  Stafford,   Olivia  Goosman      and
Gabriel Stafford and two great grandchildren: Sydney  Cogswell
and John Cogswell.

Preceeding  Jimmy  in  death  are  his  other three brothers: Joe
Stafford (Florence),  Comer Jr. Stafford (Theresa)  and  Billy  P.
Stafford (Betty).   Jimmy  also  leaves  behind  a  host of nieces,
nephews   and   other  family   and   friends   who   are   located
throughout Tennessee, Kentucky and Michigan.
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