LOUISE WYATT COLLECTION
Clarence Gafford, Jr.
S/Sgt 326th Bomb Squadron, USA
Apr 1, 1930 – Apr 15, 1952
Final rites for S/Sgt.
J.C. Gafford. 22, killed in the B-36
crash near Spokane, WA, were held Friday at 1 p.m: at the Rose Valley
Church with the Rev. Delwyn Fryer pastor, and the Rev. Wesley Wilder
officiating. J. B. Wofford had charge
of the beautiful song service with Mrs. I. S. Crockarell at the piano.
was in the Fort Donelson National Cemetery at Dover.
Milligan and Ridgeway in charge. There was a large floral
offering. Sgt. Gafford's body arrived in Guthrie, KY, Thursday morning
o'clock and was conveyed to the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Gafford, Route 2, Indian Mound to await burial. Surviving are his
widow, Mrs. Ann Vaughn Gafford; two sisters, Mrs. Christine Davis,
KY; and Betty June Gafford, Route 2, Indian Mound; a brother, Joe
of Route 2, Indian Mound; his maternal grandparents, Mr and Mrs. R. T.
Dover and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Annie Gafford, Route 2, Indian
Submitted by Kyle, Melanie and David Atkins on behalf of Louise Wyatt- Thank you!