“Darlene”, Peggy Irene Stafford 80, of Narrows and lately of Prince George, VA departed this life Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg after a long illness. Born in Giles County on December 23, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Theodore Andrew “Slick” Taylor and Lilly Florence “Toy” Mills Taylor Meadows. She was a 1953 graduate of Pearisburg High School (the Red Devils), a member of the family of faith at Bethel Chapel in Clendennin; and was retired from Carilion Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, John Junior Stafford.
She leaves to cherish her memory her sons Ira Stephen Davenport of Okinawa, Japan and Pastor Mark and his wife Sandie Davenport of Ovieda, Florida; her daughter and caregiver Cheryl D. Hearns and husband Glen of Prince George County; her sister Phyllis “Susie” Harvey of Chesterfield County, her brothers and sisters-in-law Andrew T and Carol B Taylor of Narrows and Ricky and Sandy Taylor of Narrows; and her five grandchildren Ira, Marck, William, John and Joshua.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 6, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastor Eddie Kendall,and Pastor Mark Davenport officiating. Burial will follow in the Peterstown Cemetery at Rich Creek, VA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home two hours before the services. The family would like to thank Gail Perry of HCC Personal Home Care for ministering and helping Darlene during this time. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.