Joe Ann Stafford


December 26, 1941 - October 4 2017

Joe Ann Stafford, former Morris resident, passed away October 4, 2017, in Fox.  She was born December 26, 1941, in Tulsa, to the late Theodore and Margie (Beach) Scism.  She married Olen Stafford, Jr. who preceded her in death in 1998. Joe enjoyed sewing, ceramics and wood crafts and loved being with her family and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters, Connie Perry and Pat Tucker and two nephews.  She is survived by her sons, Billy Hamilton and wife Shannon of Fox, Jim Scism and wife Nina of Sapulpa and Tim Stafford; sisters-in-law, Joan Ledbetter of Morris, Sharon Kaye Waldrep and husband Reverend Freddie Waldrep of Sand Springs and Barbara Moss and husband Brother Moss of Delaware; ten grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Viewing was held at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee on Tuesday.  A committal service was held at 2 p.m. in the Morris Cemetery Chapel with Reverend Freddie Waldrep officiating.  Interment followed in the Morris Cemetery. Casketbearers were Billy Hamilton, Jim Scism, Clint Scism, Lane Scism, Robert Perry and Jeff Hamilton.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.

Memories, condolences, photos and videos may be shared with the family on Joe’s Tribute Page at


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