Irene Gifford, 85, Washington C.H. passed away on Dec. 27, 2013 at her residence. The funeral service was held at the Church of the Nazarene in Washington C.H. at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. The Reverend Dan Justice officiated. Songs played were, "I Am Home," "We Shall Sleep" and "Ain't No Grave Gonna Keep My Body Down." Burial took place in Fairmont Cemetery in Jackson. Pallbearers were Shane and Bobby Sword, Nelson Looney, Richie Looney, Scott Gifford and Larry Veach.
Services were under the direction of the Morrow Funeral Home of Washington C.H.