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Betty J. Ford

July 27, 1925 ~ September 4, 2019 (age 94)


Betty J. Ford, 94 years, of Bryan passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at SKLD- Bryan Nursing Center, Bryan. Betty was born July 27, 1925 in Scipio Township, Indiana the daughter of the late Ray and Clara (Boylan) Jude. Betty was a 1943 graduate of Harlan High School. She married Edgar Ford on September 21, 1946 in Hicksville, Ohio and he preceded her in death on March 1, 1997. Betty took pride in being a homemaker and taking care of her family. She enjoyed cooking and crocheting. She was a member of the Farmer United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.

Surviving are her three children, Roger (Ruth) Ford of Bryan, Rex (Bonni) Ford of Farmer and Diane (Brent) Taylor of Archbold; five grandchildren, Brad (Lisa) Ford, Stacy (Robert) Lambert, Chris Smith, Jason (Shelly) Smith and Jennifer (Conor) Dixon; 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edgar; two sisters, Mabel Ray and Wilma Snyder.

Private graveside services will be held in Farmer Cemetery with Ted Mathes officiating. Arrangements by Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 206 North Lynn Street, Bryan.

The family asks those remembering Betty to make memorial contributions to Farmer United Methodist Church, 09926 State Route 249, Farmer, Ohio 43520 or Community Health Professionals Hospice, 1215 South Portland Street, Bryan, Ohio 43506.

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Private Interment

Farmer Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Farmer, Ohio 43520

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