Meridian Star

January 21, 2013

James W. Lafferty

The Meridian Star


    Services for James W. Lafferty will be held Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverends Gerald Chaney and George Pugh officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

    Mr. Lafferty, 82, of Meridian, died Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Anderson Regional Medical Center.

    He was retired owner of Spartan Building Supply Company.

    Survivors include his wife, Diana Lafferty of Meridian; daughters, Cathy Beach of Gulfport, MS, Christi Lisenby of Andalusia, AL; step-daughter, Sheila Barham and her husband Gilbert of Madden, MS; step-sons, Jimmy Coleman of Meridian, Jackie Coleman and his wife Missy of Meridian; three grandchildren, Russell Beach, Brandon Stephens, Kyle Stephens; two step-grandsons, Alex Coleman, Paul Dutton; four step-granddaughters, Casey Russell, Candace Coleman, Codee Russell, Cayla Coleman; three great-grandchildren, Ryan Stephens, Jaxon Coleman, Maddox Bryant; sister, Dean Abston and her husband Tony; brothers, John Lafferty and his wife Darlene, C.J. Lafferty.

    He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley Lafferty; parents, Jap and Annie Mae Lafferty; brothers, Burnis Lafferty, Aubert Lafferty, Tom Lafferty and H.L. Lafferty; son-in-law, Dawayne Lisenby.

    Visitation will be held Monday, 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.