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Margaret Mary Elizabeth Stafford

January 6, 1936 — January 17, 2023

Margaret Mary Elizabeth Fritts Stafford, 87, lifelong resident of Harriman, Tennessee passed away on January 17, 2023. Margaret was born on January 6, 1936 to the late Willis Ross Fritts and Sallie Roberts Fritts.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J.R. Stafford; brother, Wilson Fritts; sister, Hattie Mae Fritts; and niece, Rosie Fritts McGaha.

Margaret is survived by her sons, Jim (Judy) Stafford of Kingston, TN, Ronald Stafford of Kingston, TN, J.R. Stafford Jr. of Oakdale, TN, Tim (Angie) Stafford, Jerry (Jessica) Stafford of Harriman, TN, and James Ronald (Charolette) Stafford of North Carolina; daughters, Sharon (Tim) Moses of Etowah, TN, Kitty (Ronnie) Beard of Kingston, TN, Shelia (Gary) Harrison of Harriman, TN, Sandra Lewallen of Chatsworth, GA, Vickie (Jody) Dobbs of Swansboro, North Carolina; grandchildren, Chris, Jimmy Jr., Michael, Mary Stafford, Danny Henline, Malissa Sacco, Hailey Moses, Hannah Moses, Ameera Al-Hussein, Malorie, Danielle Stafford, Heather, Nate Smith, Loralei Bennett, Jason Stafford, Samantha Sheilds, Rachel Pena, Stephen Seiber, Serenity, Tyson Seiber, Jessica Harrison, Ashley Seiber, Joshua Stafford, Jake Harrison, Katie Harrison, Austin Jackson, Trace Stafford, Brooke Stafford; nieces, Sharon Daniel of Rockwood, TN, Gladys McGaha of Rockwood, TN; a host of other great grandchildren; along with special friends, Robin Brown, Bonnie Gann, Melissa Henry, all of Harriman, TN.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, January 23, 2023, at 1:30 pm at Piney Grove Cemetery in Mid Town, Tennessee with Reverend Tim Moses officiating.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Margaret or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at Companion Funeral Home of Athens and the Cody family are honored to assist the family with these arrangements.

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