Mary Anne Stafford
December 29, 1954  -  May 8, 2019

Mary Anne Stafford

Memorial Service
First Baptist Church
504 S Alice Ave
Monahans, TX  TX
Thursday, May 16, 2019
11:00 AM
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Mary Anne Stafford, 64, entered the gates of Heaven on May 8, 2019 in Monahans.
A memorial service is scheduled for 11:00 on Thursday, at First Baptist Church (504 S Alice in Monahans), Dr. Chris Powell will officiate.
Mary was born in Carmi, Illinois, to George & Ethel Finch on December 29, 1954. The family moved to Monahans in 1963, and Mary graduated from Monahans High School in 1972. In 1979, she married Ted Stafford and they made their home in Wickett. There, they raised their two daughters before later moving to Monahans. Mary worked for the Ward County Sheriff’s office for five years as a dispatcher & jailer, where she was also a reserved deputy for one year. As an EMT, she also worked PRN shifts with Ward Memorial EMS & later as a Paramedic in the Emergency Room. Before retiring in 2014, Mary worked in nursing administration at Ward Memorial Hospital. She was a member of First Baptist Monahans.
Mary is preceded in death by her husband, Ted Stafford; her daughter, Sara Davy, of Monahans; and her mother, Ethel Finch, of Odessa.
Mary is survived by her daughter, Angela Simonton & husband, Chris, of Monahans; son-in-law, Loren Davy, of Monahans; her beloved grandchildren - Gavin, Peyton, Christian, Luke & Jake; her father, George Finch of Odessa; two sisters, Suzi Pinkston, of Odessa; Nancy Hicks & husband, Buddy, of Monahans; brother, Mike Finch and wife, Linda, of San Angelo; as well as many nieces & nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Disabled American Veterans. Mary lived for her children and grandchildren and will be sorely missed by her family and friends.
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Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Harkey Funeral Home.


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  1. Dr. Chris Rameau Precious Smiles Dentistry
    Odessa, TX

    We have known Mary for over 2 years. She was such a strong and pleasant person to be around. We are so sorry for your loss. She will be missed.

  2. Jennie Jolley
    Norman, OK

    I am heartbroken for your family. Mary was my best friend in high school. We had so much fun together. Memories have been flooding back this week. She was a precious and loyal friend. May she RIP!

  3. Alex
    Odessa, TX

    I’m very sorry for your loss. May the “God of all comfort” help you during this difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4. Please take care,


  4. Clint McMullen AKA Pops
    Monahans, TX

    So sorry for your loss of your love one. May God take your family in his arms and comfort you in your time of sorrow amen!

  5. Peggy West
    Monahans, TX

    My heart goes out to t he family,I worked with Mary for 8 yrs at Wmh, she was a kind soul, she taught me how to use my glucose meter, She will be missed

  6. Clint McMullen AKA Pops
    Monahans, TX

    So sorry for your loss of your love one. May God take your family in his arms and comfort you in your time of sorrow amen.

  7. Debbie and Marshall Clark
    Ruidoso, NM

    So sorry to hear about Mary’s passing! She was such a sweet lady! Prayers for her family!

  8. Charlene Dobkins Pennington
    May, TX

    So sorry for you loss! May God help you thru this sad and stressful time.

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