Luverne Steele Gafford
Mrs. Luverne Steele Gafford, 74, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, in a Jay, Fla., hospital. She was a native and lifelong resident of Escambia County. She was a member of Flomaton Church of Christ and retired from Monsanto with 30 years service.
She is survived by two sons, Jimmy Earl Gafford of Colorado and Farris James Gafford of Brewton; three daughters, Anita Kelly of Flomaton, Belinda Grantham of Magnolia Springs and Patricia Dyal of Atmore; three sisters, Mae Eula McDonald of Brewton, Roberta Bryant of Pensacola and Dorothy Howell of Milton; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m. at Williams Memorial Funeral Home with Minister Pete Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Gardens with Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing.