Originally created 11/28/98

Mr. Gordon Williford



Mr. Gordon Williford, 79, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998, at University Hospital.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Crawford Cemetery, Crawford, Ga., with the Rev. Jacob O. Malone officiating.

Mr. Williford, a native of Augusta, had retired from civil service at the Department of Veterans Affairs. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was captured during the Battle of the Bulge.

Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline Stokely Williford; two sons, Gordon S. Williford and Robert C. Williford, both of Augusta; two daughters, Jacqueline W. Kelly, Augusta, and Linda C. Marlette, Olympia, Wash.; a brother, Hugh D. Williford, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Crawford Cemetery Fund, Crawford, GA 30630; or to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 14489, Augusta, GA 30919.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Crawford.