Born 3-22-1924 -- Died 10-31-2004
Mariam Ethyl Stafford, 80, of Temple, Texas, died Oct. 31, 2004, in Nashville, Tenn. She was born March 22, 1924, in Marks, Miss., the daughter of William Marshall Gore and Fern Abigail Meek Gore.
She was a member of Canyon Creek Church of Christ.
Survivors include two daughters -- Linda Jones of Temple, Texas, and Jo McDonald of St. Louis, Mo.; two sons -- Tim Stafford of Memphis, Tenn., and Mark Stafford of Brentwood, Tenn.; twelve grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Sandra Stafford; a sister, Jean Wilson; and a brother, Albert Gore.
Graveside services were Nov. 5 at Koshkonong Cemetery in Koshkonong, Mo., with Tim Stafford officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Student Center, 425 Patterson Street, Memphis, TN 38111 or left at Carter Funeral Home in Thayer, Mo.