December 26, 1944 – February 27, 2021
A loving, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend went to her eternal home on Saturday, February 27, 2021. She was 76 years old and a life long resident of Colyell. She was a retired caregiver supervisor with the Hammond Developmental Center and worked in banking for many years. She leaves behind to cherish her memories daughter, Rachel Johnson and husband Gregory; two sons, Jerry W. Stafford Jr. and wife Shelly, Douglas Stafford and wife Angela; granddaughter, Shelbi Purvis and husband Kaleb; seven grandchildren, Bryant, Rebekah, Annabelle Johnson, William, John, Makenzie Stafford, Kaley Crotwell; two great grandchildren, Gannon and Griffyn Purvis; brother, Michael D. Averett; niece, Melissa Mineweaser and husband Timothy and their children Hannah and Jacob; nephew, Michael D. Averett, Jr. and husband Paul. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Visitation will be held at Colyell Baptist Church on Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 6pm until 9pm. Visitation resumes at the church on Friday, March 5, 2021 from 9am until Funeral Service at 11am. Burial will follow in Colyell Community Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Argilee Averett and her sister-in-law, Diana Averett.