Faye C. Jones Stafford 76 of Jacksonville passed away Friday, April 2, 2021 at Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville.
Faye was born in Jacksonville on March 27, 1945 and was raised in Verona by her loving parents Casey and Dinah Jones that preceded her in death along with her brothers, Bobby Jones and Jackie Jones. She graduated from Dixon High School in 1963 and began her career in banking. On
December 20, 1964, she married Corporal Charles Stafford, Sr. USMC at Verona, United Methodist Church. Faye and Fred began their family and continued their careers in several states before settling back down in Faye’s hometown of Verona. She was a member of the Verona United Methodist, the church choir and U M Women’s. Following her career in banking, Faye owned and operated multiple Western Unions. Her family moved to Richlands in1986 and she served as Alderwoman. Later she returned to banking as branch manager before retiring in 2006.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday April 7, 2021 at Jones Funeral Home chapel in Jacksonville with Reverend Daniel Flynn officiating. Burial will follow at Onslow Memorial Park in Jacksonville.
Surviving, her beloved husband of 56 years, Fred Stafford of the home, one daughter, Dinah Stafford Maupin and her husband Darryl of Springfield, TN and one son, Charles F. Stafford and his wife Cindi of Lewisville. Four loving grandchildren, Nicklaus Maupin, and Natalie Maupin both of Springfield, TN and Isabella Stafford and Madeline Stafford of Lewisville, one sister, Ann Everett of Jacksonville and one brother, Henry Jones of Jacksonville.
The family will receive friends before the service from 1:00 to 1:45 PM at Jones funeral Home chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Verona United Methodist Church Building fund, 110 Town Point Road, Jacksonville, NC 28540