Jerry Dean Ford
Jerry Dean Ford was born November 19, 1938 in Kemp, Texas. He had been a resident of Athens for 60 years. He worked as a carpenter and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Jerry passed away at the age of 80 on November 4, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, Roosevelt Ford; mother, Addie Irene Hice Ford; daughter, Deena Ford Dodd, and great-granddaughter, Shylee Sue Barrows.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sue Ford of Athens; daughter, Marsha Ford Sheppard of Athens; sisters, Patricia Kirksey of Malakoff, Linda Mingus of Athens, Glenda Dilli of Palestine, and Rachel Dotson of Tyler; brother, Mike Ford of Ennis; grandchildren, Sandra Parsons Pass of Gun Barrel City, Justin Dodd of Athens, Kristina Dodd of Athens; great-grandchildren, Coy Pass, Hunter Barrows, Paislee Pass, Ryan Dodd, and Maranda Barrows; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 111 Holiday Drive, Gun Barrel, TX at 1pm.
Published on November 19, 2019


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