DUBLIN - Mark Elmo Daffern, 98, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2007, at Amanda's Place in Dublin.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. today in the Dublin Liveoak Cemetery with Rev. Ridge Adams officiating.

Mr. Daffern was born on Aug. 19, 1909, in Dublin to Ella Vann and Bob Daffern. He married Adyne Turnbow in Dublin on April 30, 1936. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dublin.

He was preceded in death by his wife and son, Charles Daffern.

Survivors include a niece Betty Hightower and husband, Everett of Dublin; a sister-in-law, Ester Daffern of Ft. Worth; a nephew, Kenny Daffern of Ft. Worth; a great-niece Karla Young and husband, James, of Stephenville; and many great nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Dublin or to the charity of your choice.

Published Sept. 30, 2007

Stephenville Empire-Tribune