Mary Fern Ford

April 6, 1945 - October 31, 2020
Mary Ford

Mary Fern Ford, 75, Sheldon, MO, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Nevada Regional Medical Nevada, MO. Mary was born on April 6, 1945 in Cheyenne, WY to Loren Richard and Kathern Marie (Deemie) Scholes. She married Walter D. Ford on June 14, 1964 in Sheldon and he survives of the home.

Mary has lived in Sheldon since 1963. She graduated from Sheldon High School Class of 1964. Mary was a Certified Nurse Assistant and worked at Chastain (Lakewood) Nursing Home in Lamar, MO and Moore-Few Nursing Home in Nevada for 13 years until her retirement.

Mary and Walter have lived on the family farm since 1964. She was a member of the Sheldon Christian Church. Mary was an avid bird watcher and loved reading and coloring with her grandchildren.

Survivors in addition to her husband, Walter, include her three sons, Dwayne Ford, Dennis Ford, and Darrell Ford all of Sheldon; grandchildren, Dustin Ford and Camie Ford; great-grandchildren Daxton, Denver and Claire; two sisters and three brothers; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friend, Paula Bechtle, Nevada. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Cremation to follow.