Mr. Thomas Knox (Tom) Stafford
GROVETOWN, Ga. - Mr. Thomas Knox (Tom) Stafford,
61, husband of Daphne Reville Stafford, entered into rest at his
residence, Sunday, January 10, 2010.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 13,
2010, at Marshall Baptist Church with the Rev. John Prater
officiating. Interment followed in Bellevue Memorial Gardens with
full military honors accorded.
Mr. Stafford was born in Memphis, Tennessee and was a lifetime
resident of Grovetown. He was a graduate of Harlem High School,
ABAC, Tifton, Ga. and ASU, Augusta. He had retired after 32 years
at International Paper. He was a Marine veteran and a Purple Heart
recipient as well as the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam
Service Medal with 1 Star, Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device,
Combat Action and the Rifle Sharpshooter Badge. He was a member
of the Sons of the Confederate, Brig Gen E Ports Camp Alexander.
He was also a member of the Marshall Baptist Church and the Men's
Two Sunday School Class.
Survivors include his wife, Daphne R. Stafford; three sons,
Barrett Stafford, Augusta, Matthew Reville and Michael Reville of
Grovetown; one sister Mary Ann Reid, Thomson; and many nieces
and nephews and his beloved animals.
If so desired, memorials may be to the National Multiple Sclerosis
Society Ga. Chapter, 1117 Perimeter Center West, Suite E 101,
Atlanta, GA 30338
Starling Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Web posted on Thursday, January 21, 2010