Mrs. Velmer Janie Stafford, age 81, of Westmoreland, Tenn., passed away, Sun., Sept. 20, 2009 at North Crest Medical Center.
Funeral services were conducted Wed., Sept. 23 from the Chapel of Woodard Funeral Home with Bro. Bertram Shearer officiating. Interment will be in Crestview Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Adam Stafford, Andrew Stafford, Jerry Stafford, Steven Sexton, Kevin Clark, Billy W. Yates and Jacob Stafford. She is survived by her sons Nathan Earl Stafford of Westmoreland, Jerry Allan Stafford of Westmoreland and Jonathan Lee Stafford of Westmoreland; daughters Margaret Helen Stafford of Nashville, Dorothy Jane Possin of Brandon, Wisconsin and
Karen Clark of Castalian Springs, Tenn.; brothers Maberry Tayse of Wisconsin and Sonny Tayse of Gallatin; sisters Anna Dishman of Bethpage and Gail Odom of Bethpage; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. She is preceded in death by her brothers James Tayse, Edward Tayse, Carroll Tayse & Frank Tayse; sisters
Ruby Stafford, Zephie Yates, Mable Pryor and Margaret Mouser. Mrs. Stafford was a member of Cottontown Church of Christ.