|Posted By:||Joseph L. Pollard|
|Subject:||Obit - William T. Ford b. 1872 Scotland|
|Post Date:||March 30, 2002 at 12:11:41|
|Forum:||Adair County, MO Genealogy Forum|
I found this obituary and funeral directory for William T. Ford in my grandmothers papers.
In Memory Of
Willima T. Ford
Born November 29, 1872
Died July 26, 1956
Services Held at the
Dee Riley Funeral Home
July 29, 1956
Pastor C. E. Davis
South Side Baptist Church
Mrs. Ross C. Allen, Pianist
Gordon Collett, Soloist
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.