James Madison Stanford died January 17, 2014

James Madison Stanford, age 98, of Heber Springs, Arkansas, passed away January 17, 2014, at the Southridge Village Retirement Center.  Born June 15, 1915, in Blue Mountain, Mississippi, he was the son of the late George Stanford and Lou Ella Griffin Stanford.
 He  was an instructor for military pilots during World War II.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Stanford was also preceded in death by his wife, Jean Marie Chesbro, and  three siblings.  

     A joint visitation for Jim and Jean Stanford will be held Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in the Heber Springs First United Methodist Church with memorial services beginning at 2:00 p.m.  The family will have a private interment at the Heber Springs Cemetery.