Barbara F. Hafford, age 77 of Eldorado, IL died peacefully at her home on Saturday, May 26, 2012.
She was born in Harrisburg, IL on March 24, 1935 to the late Taylor and Rosa (Rudd) Walters. She was married on July 22, 1950 to John David Hafford who preceded her in death. She was a precious mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She had a gentle and kind spirit that caused people to be drawn to her. Mom was a Christian singer and songwriter. She loved to bless those she loved and those she didn't know. She loved Jesus and prayed for her family daily. At the time of her death, she had been attending Our Father's House in Eldorado
She is survived by; a Daughter, Pam and Bill Young, from Eldorado, IL, Son, Darrell and Diane Hafford from Harrisburg, IL., 1 sister, Shirley Bennett of AZ, 5 Grandchildren: Brandy Young of Oro Valley, Az., Brent (Kelly) Young of Muskogee, Ok.,Jeremy (Julie) Hafford of Kangaroo Flats, Austrailia, Jayson Hafford of Harrisburg, and Jaime (Victor) Owens of Harrisburg. 12 great grandchildren, 16 nieces and nephews. She was also preceded by Brothers, Ishmael , Lester and Ray Walters Sisters: Lorraine Dombroski, Gloria Hosking.
Barbara was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Barbara truley loved her Lord Jesus and her family and friends.
A celebration and of her life and homecoming will be on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 2:00 PM. It will be held at Our Fathers House in Eldorado on Mulberry St., Sharon Gwaltney will be the celebrant and a dinner will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite charity in her memory.
Her arrangements are entrusted to the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway