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Mentory Ford

Mentory Ford

Tuesday April 11th, 1933 - Friday April 2nd, 2021
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Obituary

Mentory (Big Mama) Ford was born on April 11, 1933, to Mr. and Mrs. William Bell in Greenville, Georgia. She passed away peacefully on April 2, 2021. Mrs. Ford was educated in Greenville, Georgia and became a resident of Chattanooga, Tennessee, in the 1950’s where she was employed by Dixie Yarn. At a young age, she gave her life to Christ and remained a faithful servant of the Lord until God called her home.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters; brothers; and her forever love, Odderic Ford.

Mrs. Ford leaves to cherish her memories, five wonderful and loving children, George (Georgia) Ford, Doris Bell (Ernest), Angela (Sam) Jones, Ruby Lee Ford, and Odderic (Barbara) Ford, grand-children, great-children, and great-great-grand-children.

Public viewing will be held 8:30 AM-11:30 PM, Monday, April 12, 2021, followed by a 12:00 noon funeral service in the chapel. Interment: Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday April 12th, 2021 | 8:30am - 11:30am
    When
    Monday April 12th, 2021 8:30am - 11:30am
    Location
    John P. Franklin Funeral Home
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    Address Not Available
  • Funeral Service

    Monday April 12th, 2021 | 12:00pm
    When
    Monday April 12th, 2021 12:00pm
    Location
    John P. Franklin Funeral Home
    Address
    Address Not Available

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Annie Welles

Posted at 10:33am
In memory of La Sonya Welles beloved Grandmother, George and Annie Welles
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Cynthia Elaine Byrd Thomas

Posted at 05:34pm
George, Doris,Angela, Ruby and Odderic, So sorry for the loss of your Mom. She was always so kind and sweet to all of us growing up. She left you with a wealth of memories and life lessons. May God grant you strength and comfort as you go through this Transition.

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Cynthia Elaine Byrd Thomas and Family
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Lisa Suttles

Posted at 01:06pm
Keeping the family and friend of the family in my prayers
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Molcy Gore

Posted at 06:47pm
To: Mr. Odderick Ford & Family
We are praying your strength and for comfort at this most difficult time.

Molcy Gore & Family
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