Ethel Darnell Stafford, 94, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015. Dearly loved by her family and friends and a joy to all who knew her.
She was born December 6, 1920 to the late Charlie and Nina Roberson of Henderson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, HC “Jack” Darnell of Raleigh; son, Fred A. Darnell of Fl.; sister, Carrie Champion of Henderson.
Survived by: daughter, Diane and husband Jack Lester of Knightdale; grandchildren: Fred and his wife Pam Darnell of Charlotte, Sissy and husband Kip Henley of TN, Jennifer and husband Bill Greer of TN, David and wife Rhonda Lester of Youngsville, Kevin and wife Kori Lester of Knightdale; brother, Roy and wife Margaret Roberson of Sophia; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.
A Service to Celebrate her Life will be held at 1:00 pm, Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Green Pines Baptist Church, 1498 Hodge Rd., Knightdale, 27545. Inurnment will follow at Sunset Gardens Memorial Cemetery, U.S. Hwy #158 (Old Oxford Rd.), Henderson, 27537. The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from 11:45 am to 12:45 pm.
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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Green Pines Baptist Church Food Ministry, “Feed My Sheep”, 1498 Hodge Rd., Knightdale, NC 27545.
Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.