Marjorie Joyce Ford
November 13, 1921 - June 28, 2020
Mrs. Marjorie Joyce Ford, 98, of Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Southwest City, Missouri, departed this life on Sunday morning, June 28, 2020, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Missouri.
Marjorie entered this life on November 13, 1921, in Smithville, Missouri, born to the late Willard Calvin and Beulah Beatrice (Linville) Maxey. On October 9, 1945, she was united in marriage to Kenneth L. Ford and to this union one son was born. They resided in St. Joseph, Missouri until retiring to Southwest City in October of 1985. Marjorie was a devoted homemaker throughout her life. She enjoyed hummingbirds, Christian poetry, and attending church. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Southwest City.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth Ford on October 5, 2012; her son, Ben Ford; and a sister, Mary Colburn.
Marjorie is survived by her two granddaughters, Cinda Siwach of Nixa, Missouri and Elain Chambers of San Diego, California; and one great-granddaughter, Ellie Peck.
Graveside services are 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2020 at the Southwest City Cemetery in Southwest City, Missouri, with Pastor Marilyn O’Brien officiating. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through our website www.ozarkfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Missouri.