Samuel Stafford, 80, of Whiteville and a resident of Premier Living, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at Columbus Regional Healthcare.
A walk-through viewing will be held from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26 in the Peoples Funeral Home Chapel in Whiteville. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at Campground Cemetery, 1309 Hwy. 701 Bypass North, Whiteville, with Pastor Gregory Hewitt of Saint Bethel Missionary Baptist Church officiating.
Surviving are four daughters, Bernadette Beltone, Delores Stafford, Dellarees Stafford and Juanita Stafford, all of New Haven, Conn.; two sons, Samuel Stafford Jr. and John Stafford, both of New Haven, Conn.; two sisters, Elizabeth Suggs of Whiteville and Mary Ann Mason of Scotch Plains, N.J.; and one brother, William Stafford of Whiteville.