Survivors include his wife, Barbara Hooper Stafford; two daughters, Carlena Stafford of Resaca; and Sandy King and her husband Thomas of Calhoun, siblings, Gordon Stafford, Grady Stafford, Howard Stafford, Betty Fagala, Jeanette Hayes, Mary Dean, and Brenda Seritt; and grandchildren, Brandie and Danny Carroll, Leighanna and Rob Shoemaker, Anthony Seritt, Perry Seritt, Cory and Erica Seritt, Courtney and Justin Dacus, Brittney Seritt, and Kiersten Bates. Ten great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services for Mr. Carl (Babe) Stafford were held Sunday, January 20 at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home, with Rev. Eddie Brannon officiating. Interment followed in the Resaca Church of Christ Cemetery. Active pallbearers included Perry Seritt, Cory Seritt, Justin Dacus, Marvin Seritt, Danny Carroll, and Dale Kerns.
The Stafford family received friends at Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home Sunday from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour of 3 p.m.
Online condolences may be expressed and the guest book signed at www.maxbrannonandsons.com. Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home, a legacy of compassion and care, is in charge of funeral arrangements.