Clifford L. Mefford, 78, of LaFollette, died March 8 at his home.
He was of the Christian faith and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for three years. He liked to hunt, go to the farm, watch wildlife and be in the outdoors. He retired from Health Tech after 28 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his son, Darryl Mefford; parents, Lonzo Mefford and Icie Adkins Mefford Byrd; stepfather, brothers, Howard Byrd, Curtis and Theodore 'Ted' Mefford and three infant sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Delsie Faye Wilson Mefford; son, Stanley Lane Wilson and wife, Sherry, of Genoa, Ohio; brothers, Herman Mefford, of Jacksboro and Louis Mefford, of Kettering, Ohio, J.R. Mefford, of Alabama; sister, Mary Lou Phillips; grandchildren, Jessica Tarantino and Rissa Riekardt; great-grandchildren, Faren Killion and Reece Carroll; a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were March 11 at Cross-Smith Chapel with Pastor Tim Mefford officiating.
Interment was at Grantsboro Cemetery.
Cross-Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.