Wilma Stafford

Obituary of Wilma Jean Stafford

Wilma Stafford passed away on June 6, 2018 at age 84.  The Funeral Service, conducted by Wayne Smith, is 12 p.m. Friday, June 8, 2018 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon, TN.  The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the service.  Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery will follow the service.  Grandsons will be Pallbearers.

               Born August 8, 1933 in Tompkinsville KY to the late Verla Profitt Maynard and George Thomas Proffitt.  She is survived by daughters Teresa Bentley and Juanita Ashley, grandchildren James (Julie) Forsyth, Lori Alexander, and Rob (Deidre) Ashley, 5 great-grandchildren, sister Lois (Oscar) Hall of Smyrna TN.  She is preceded in death by husband James Ray Stafford, 4 infant babies, brother Odell Proffitt, and sister Frances Lea.  She was a member of Adams Avenue Church of Christ.  

               The family extends special thanks to Wilma’s friend and doctor, Dr. Robert Jantz and to Adoration Hospice for their kindness and good care during her illness.  Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.