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Mary Lou Stafford

Mary Lou Stafford 81 of Delbarton went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday February 17, 2010 at Logan Regional Medical Center. She was born January 10, 1929 in Washington County, Va. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Nellie Spriggs. In addition to her parents she was also preceded by her loving husband Willard Don Chafin of 37 years and Brack Stafford of 16 years, 1 brother Robert Spriggs and 3 sisters Mae Shaw, Pauline Spriggs and Myrtle Proklevich. Those left to cherish her memories include Joann (Harold) Marcum and Mary (Forest) Howard both of North Manchester, Ind., Donald Marlene Chafin, Ronald (Barbara) Chafin of Delbarton, Jewel (Ward) Gartin of Taylorville and James (Jennifer) Chafin of South Point, Ohio, 2 sisters Josephine Osborne of Lundale, WV and Rochelle Thompson of Logan Center, Logan, WV, 21 loving grandchildren, 45 loving great grandchildren and 5 loving great great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday February 21, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at James Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Johnny May and Vinny Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill. Visitation will be from 6-9 P.M. Saturday February 20, 2010 at James Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be her loving grandsons. Online condolences may be sent to www.jamesfh.com James Funeral Home of Aracoma is in charge of the arrangements

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I loved you so much grandmaw.I will miss EVERYTHING.You was always so gental kind and sweet.I cant forget LOVING we will not forget you here is a song just for you you always asked my to sing and i never would i love you and i miss you I miss you! Lyrics: Sha-la-la-la-la, sha-la-la-la-la You used to call me your Angel Said I was sent straight down from Heaven And You'd hold me close in your arms I loved the way you felt so strong I never wanted you to leave I wanted you to stay here holdin me I miss you I miss your smile And I still shed a tear every once in any while And even though it's different now You're still here somehow My heart won't let you go And I need you to know I miss you Sha-la-la-la-la I miss you You used to call me your dreamer And now I'm livin' out my dream Oh, how I wish you could see Everything that's happenin' for me I'm thinkin' back on the past It's true the time is flyin' by too fast I miss you I miss your smile And I still shed a tear every once in a while And even though it's different now You're still here somehow My heart won't let you go And I need you to know I miss you Sha-la-la-la-la- I miss you I know you're in a better place, yeah But I wish that I could see your face, oh I know you're where you need to be Even though it's not here with me I miss you I miss your smile And I still shed a tear every once in a while And even though it's different now You're still here somehow My heart won't let you go And I need you to know I miss you Sha-la-la-la-la-la I miss you I miss your smile And I still shed a tear every once in a while And even though it's different now You're still here somehow My heart won't let you go And I need you to know I miss you Sha-la-la-la-la-la I miss you

Alyssa Chafin Mar 4 2010 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with all of You.I always loved mary Lou.Up in that area We were all like family.Seems like so many people have gone on to heaven.I will pray for all of You I know how hard it is losing a precious Mother.If you guys need anything just let me know.

Sherry (Gearhart) Mckinney Feb 24 2010 12:00 AM

Grandma I am going to miss you. I loved coming to visit you and all the beautiful songs you would sing to me.Most of all I am going to miss the Birthday cards.I remember telling you a few times that you need not to send money,but you did anyways.I know now you are one of Gods most beautiful angels in Heaven...I love you and you will remain in my heart forever as well as the memories I have with you. Love you,Regina (Howard)Drabenstot,Tony Drabenstot,skyler & kassy.

Regina Feb 23 2010 12:00 AM

AS I HAVE BEEN THINKING HOW SISTER MARY LOU CAN REJOICE WITH BROTHER DON CHAFIN. I CAN JUST AMAZING HOW THEY ARE SHOUTING ON THE HILL OF GLORY. OH I GET SO HOMESICK TO GO. WE HAVE A LOT OF VERY GOOD MEMORY AND IT IS SOMETHING I WILL NEVER FORGET. I WILL ALWAYS LOVE THEM, AND I LOVE EVERYONE OF THE FAMILY AS THEY ARE ALL MY SISTERS AND BROTHERS. REMEMBER THE GOOD TIME IS WHAT KEEP US A GOING BUT MOST OF ALL WITH THE GOOD LORD IN OUR LIFE. LOVE YOU ALL

PATTY (BURCHFIELD) SANDERS Feb 21 2010 12:00 AM

Rompy you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything we can do for you please let us know. She was such a wonderful person. She loved her family so much and she loved God as much.

Marcella & Robbie Gibson Feb 21 2010 12:00 AM

I love you so much Mamaw. You are such a great woman. I will miss coming to your house and watchin Wheel of Fortune and Americas Funniest Videos together. I miss you so much.

Stephanie Dillon Feb 20 2010 12:00 AM