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Deward GaffordNovember 5, 2017
Funeral service for Deward Samuel Gafford, age 97 of North East, Maryland, will be Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Sykes Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Center Point Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, November 13, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Sykes Funeral Home and Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 pm at Sykes Funeral Home.
Deward passed away on November 4, 2017, at his residence. He was born on November 08, 1919 in Slayden, TN to James Gafford and Lila McCollom.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Mae Gafford, and second wife, Aillene Baggett Gafford.
He is survived by his daughter, Phyllis (Robert) Doyle, stepson, Bill (Brenda) Baggett, grandchildren; Jeffrey Doyle, Amy Haddox, Collin Doyle, and five great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hopewell Baptist Church Missions Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.sykesfuneralhome.com