Born in Gideon on Aug. 25, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Freeman L. and Ada (McDaniel) Stafford. On Nov. 3, 1940, in Piggott, Ark., she was united in marriage to Cecil William McDaniel, who preceded her in death on July 17, 1968.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one brother, Glen Stafford; and two sisters, Mildred Cook and Leota Hill.
Survivors include three daughters and a son-in-law, Cecilia Ann Moore of Jackson, Jeannie and Mike Reeves of Poplar Bluff and Janet Hendrix of Malden; one sister, Laura Reece of Malden; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. Private graveside services followed at the Dexter Cemetery with the Rev. Jack Allen officiating. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.