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Shirley Ann Stafford, 71
December 22, 1947 - September 13, 2019

Shirley Ann Stafford, 71, lifelong Bowlegs, Oklahoma resident, passed away, Friday, September 13, 2019 at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Shirley was born on December 22, 1947 in Seminole, Oklahoma to William Bryant Stafford and Nellie (Thatcher) Stafford.

Shirley lived in Bowlegs all of her life. She attended Bowlegs Public Schools and graduated from Bowlegs High School in 1966. During her life she worked only in Bowlegs. She worked for many years at Ray Vandever’s Grocery Store, also at John Smith‘s Café, and Bowlegs Public Schools. Shirley was a faithful member of the Bowlegs Assembly of God Church, where she taught 5 year old  children, in bible class, for 35 years. She always took care of her family and helped wherever and whenever she was needed. She loved them very much and they loved her and will miss her dearly.

Shirley is survived by her sister: Vicki Presley and her husband Curtis of Bowlegs, Oklahoma, two brothers; Don Stafford  and his wife , Judy of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Clifford Stafford of Bowlegs, Oklahoma, and several nieces and nephews, that she thought of as her own children, and several great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her four brothers; Jerry Stafford, Carl Stafford, Lonnie Stafford and David Stafford.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday September 17, 2019 at the Bowlegs Assembly of God Church in Bowlegs, with Rev. Roy Robertson officiating. Burial will follow at Little Cemetery, North of Seminole, Oklahoma.

Casket bearers will be her nephews; Charles Presley, David Stafford, Adam Stafford, Aaron Stafford, Randy Stafford, Mike Stafford, Neil Stafford and Scott Stafford.

Honorary Bearers will be her great nieces and great nephews.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home in Seminole, Oklahoma.


Funeral Information: September 17, 2019, 2:00 PM
Bowlegs Assembly of God, on Highway # 99, in Bowlegs, Oklahoma located at Bowlegs, Bowlegs, OK 74868

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