Posted By:Joseph L. Pollard
Subject:Obit - William T. Ford b. 1872 Scotland
Post Date:March 30, 2002 at 12:11:41
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I found this obituary and funeral directory for William T. Ford in my grandmothers papers.

Funeral directory
In Memory Of
Willima T. Ford

Born November 29, 1872

Died July 26, 1956
Kirksville, Missouri

Services Held at the
Dee Riley Funeral Home
Kirksville, Missouri
July 29, 1956
1:30 P.M.

Pastor C. E. Davis
South Side Baptist Church
Kirksville, Missouri

Mrs. Ross C. Allen, Pianist
Gordon Collett, Soloist

Novinger Cemetery
Novinger, Missouri

Jerry Hills
Tom Dodson
John Tollenaar
Robert Scobee
Leslie Darnell
Frank Caudron


WM. T. Ford, Retired Miner, dies at age 83

Funeral 1:30 p.m. Sunday; Burial At Novinger

William T. Ford, 83, a retired coal miner died at his home, 810 W. La Harpe St., Thursday evening.
Funeral services will be held at the Dee Riley Funeral Home, Sunday afternoon at 1:30 p.m., conducted by Pastor C. E. Davis, of the South Side Baptist Church, of Kirksville. Interment will be in the Novinger Cemetery.
Mr. Ford was the son of James and Mary Ford, and was born, in Scotland, on Nov. 29, 1872. He was married to Lydia Ann Moots, at Kirksville, in 1905.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Olin (Grace) Steele, of Kirksville; three stepsons, Forest Shott, Elmer, Mo., Cyrus Shott, Rockford, Illinois, and Marion Shott, of the family home in Kirksville; a brother, James Ford, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; two sisters, Mrs. Alfred (Bessie) Harvey, Turtle Creek, Penn., and Mrs. Maggie McCabe, Alberta Canada; six grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife in 1948; and two sisters.
Mr. Ford came to the United States in 1901, and lived a short time in Pennsylvania, then to Novinger, Mo., and moved to Kirksville in 1915. He was a miner by trade, and worked in the mines near Kirksville, and at Novinger. He retired from mining in 1938.
Bearers will be: Jerry Hills, John Tollenaar, Orval mcConnell, Tom Dodson, Robert Scobee, Frank Caudron.