Alford Lee Stapleton, age 69, of Dallas, Texas, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013, in Dallas, Texas. He was born March 27, 1943 in Jefferson City, the son of Lawrence and Alice Stapleton. Al accepted Christ as an early age. He was employed as a machine operator until his retirement. He leaves to cherish his memories: his three sisters, Betty (Jim), Dorothy and Luthresa; three brothers, Robert, Reginald and Sonny; special friend, Kathy Sneed; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends who loved him dearly. Funeral services were held April 3 at the Golden Gate Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas.