Margaret M. Stafford

PIQUA - Margaret M. Stafford, 92, of Piqua, went home to be with the Lord at 6:01 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at her residence.
She was born in Logan, W.Va., on July 31, 1920, to the late Harry and Edith (Nicely) Tolley. She married Frank Stafford. He preceded her in death in 1966.
Margaret is survived by three daughters and son-in-law, Linda and Budgie Davis of Piqua, Lois and Mike Chappie of Piqua and Betty and Roger Sipple of Danridge, Tenn.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Ruth Stafford of Marysville, Roland Stafford of Taylorsville, W.Va. and Harry Stafford; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by four sons, Sidney "Sid" A. Stafford, Charles Stafford, Clarence Stafford and Paul Stafford; two brothers, Jack Tolley and William Tolley; and one sister, Donna Jean Grimmeth.
Margaret was a member of Piqua Apostolic Church, Piqua. She was a loving homemaker.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Piqua Apostolic Church, Piqua, with the Rev. Dan Hathaway officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Piqua Apostolic Church, Piqua.
Arrangements are being handled by Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua.
Memorial contributions may be made to Piqua Apostolic Church, P.O. Box 739, Piqua, OH 45356 or the charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Published in Piqua Daily Call on Jan. 3, 2013