Dana M. Stanford, 56


Mrs. Dana M. Stanford, 56, of Ty Ty, passed away Friday, May 6, 2022, at her residence following an extended illness. Graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, at Poplar Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery with Reverend Scott Osborne officiating. The family received friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday, May 9, at Chapman Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Dwayne Sumner, Craig Johnson, Larry Sumner, Matthew Ripperger, Justin Johnson, and Joey Wynn.

Mrs. Stanford was born April 24, 1966, in Adrian, to Harvey J. Meeks and Susie Webb Meeks. She enjoyed flowers and arts and crafts, especially diamond art, crocheting, and working with vinyl on her Cricut, and was a member of Scott Baptist Church. Mrs. Stanford is preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Darrell Meeks.

Mrs. Stanford is survived by her husband, Gary Stanford of Ty Ty; sisters, Sherry Ripperger (Dwayne Sumner) and Carla Johnson (Craig), both of Adrian; niece, Kayla Sumner (Larry); nephews, Matthew Ripperger (Kate Jackson) and Justin Johnson (Sandy); great-nieces, Autumn Scott and Ava Jo Johnson; great-nephews, Nollan Scott, Cole Sumner, Weston and Ethan Johnson; and many friends.

Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.