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Fredrick "Fred" Sharpe Stanford, Jr., 89 of Edna, Passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019. Fred was born on March 31, 1929 in Victoria, Texas to Fredrick S. Stanford, Sr. and Myrtle Ann Jank. Fred and his family have been long time famers and ranchers in Jackson County. Fred is survived by his wife of 58 years, Aleine Stanford, daughter; Theresa Hankins and her husband Joey, sons; Roy Dale Stanford, and Fredrick Sharpe Stanford, III and wife Kassie, his seven grandchildren; Logan, Connor, and Dylan Smith, Dennis Wood, Jr., Kara and Jordan Sparks, and Westin Hankins. Fred is preceded in death by his parents; Fredrick S. Stanford, Sr. and Myrtle Ann Jank, and brother; Gregory Stanford.
There will be a visitation on Saturday, March 16, 2019 beginning at 9:00 am with a rosary recited at 9:30 am and funeral mass beginning at 10am at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Edna with Father Michael Petering officiating. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Inez. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to St. Agnes Catholic Church or donor's choice.