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 Ellen M. <I>Lafferty</I> Stafford

Ellen M. Lafferty Stafford

Death 24 Oct 2013 (aged 75)
Burial Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 119311528 · View Source
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DAVENPORT — Ellen M. Stafford, 75, of Davenport died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at her home.

Funeral services will be noon Monday at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until the time of the services on Monday. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the family.

Ellen was born April 20, 1938, in Ongo, Mo., the daughter of Ellis T. and Bertha A. (Nelson) Lafferty. She was united in marriage to Royal L. Stafford on Dec.18, 1954, in Springfield, Mo. He preceded her in death on Aug. 17, 1999.

Ellen enjoyed knitting, sewing and playing her organ. She was a member of New Life Baptist Church in Davenport. She especially loved her time spent with her grandchildren.

Those left to honor her memory include her sons, Gary (Peggy) Stafford of Rockmart, Ga.; Ron (Sherri) Stafford of Davenport; Doyle (Sheri) Stafford of Lacon, Ill., and Kenneth (Marlana) Stafford of Davenport; her daughters, Angie (Sam) Clark of Davenport and Joanna Horton of Davenport; her grandchildren, Amy Stafford, Bryan Stafford, Renea Clark, Bridget Clark, Michael Stafford, Kimberly Stafford, Matthew Stafford, Sam Clark, Noah Horton and Molly Horton; 13 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Ethel Mae (Bob) Johnson of Brighton, Mo., and Ruby (Larry) LeJeune of Louisiana, and her brother, Joe (Clarie) Lafferty of Springfield.

In addition to her husband, Royal, she was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings, Irene, LoDene, Melvin, Ruth and Melvis.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 119311528
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