Margetta Blanch Newton Stafford was born Dececember 9, 1925, in Chico, TX; one of eight children born to Allen and Lela Newton. She died on January, 8th 2013 in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Margetta and her husband Durwood Stafford were long time residents of Roosevelt until the death of Durwood in 2006. They were both members of the Roosevelt Church of Christ.
Margetta is survived by her children: Sharilyn Dianne Stafford Yandell and husband, Bruce of Meridian, OK; Edwin Dewayne Stafford and wife, Kathie, of Edmond, OK; and Rendell Arnold Stafford and wife, Revis, of Oklahoma City, OK; seven Grandchildren: Wesley Yandell, Devin Yandell, Anthony Yandell, Tia Stafford Dugan, Tiffany Stafford Robles; Elizabeth Stafford Shelton, and Ryan Paul Stafford and eight Great-Grandchildren.
She is also survived by sister Christine Newton Davis of Paducah, KY; brother Lloyd Newton of Hereford, TX and Robert Newton of Decatur, TX.