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Douglas M. Gafford

Douglas M. Gafford, 65, a resident of LaPine, AL died at L.V. Stabler Memorial Hospital on Saturday, March 12, 2016. A graveside service will be Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. at Panola Cemetery with Reverend Watson Wasden officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home.

Mr. Gafford was preceded in death by his wife: Kathleen Mills Gafford; parents: Eddie Bryant and Ivy Louise Gafford; brother: Jerry Gafford; sister: Eddie Youngblood and brother-in-law: Hop Youngblood. He is survived by his wife: Jo Anna Lee Gafford of LaPine, AL; children: Melissa Anne Owens (Clinton) of Luverne, AL, Jessica Gafford Vickery (Rusty) of Rutledge, AL, Donna Kaye Kilpatrick of Fort Deposit, AL, Steven Gafford of Fort Deposit, AL and Daniel Gafford of Fort Deposit, AL; step-daughter: Amanda Leigh Millis Bolinger (Corey) of Indiana; grandchildren: Chelsey Bowen (Chad) of LaPine, AL, Tristan, Trevor, Tucker and Emory Owens of Luverne, AL, Abigail Vickery of Rutledge, AL, Chey-Anne and Kurklend Kilpatrick of Fort Deposit, AL, Jackson and Ada Gafford of Garland, AL, Alex, Collin and Mykala Bolinger of Indiana; great-granddaughter: Ryleigh Bowen of LaPine, AL; siblings: Virginia Bartlett (David) of Millbrook, AL, Nancy Dinnes (Bill) of Woodstock, GA, Johnny Gafford of Niceville, FL, Mary Manning (Allen) of Prattville, AL, Sara Dixon of Fairhope, AL, Judy Gafford of Greenville, AL, Julian Gafford (Elaine) of Greenville, AL, Robert Gafford (Alice) of Newnan, GA, Donna Salinger of LaMirida, CA, Patty Brooks of Greenville, AL and Peggy Skipper (Gwen) of Greenville, AL; half-sisters: Kathleen Parton of Romer, MI and Doris Tillery of Clearwater, FL and many nieces, nephews and other family members.