Obituary for Juanita L "Pug" Ford

Juanita Ford thumbnail

Juanita L "Pug" Ford

September 11, 1933 - June 7, 2015

Juanita L. "Pug" (Stinson) Ford, age 81 passed away Sunday afternoon, June 7, 2015 at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Nashville.

Pug was born in Indianapolis on September 11, 1933, to her parents, the late George and Nettie (Stinson) Stinson. She graduated from Helmsburg High School in 1950 and went on to marry Hareld E. Ford on March 24, 1951 in Brown County. He preceded her in death on December 6, 2011after 60 devoted years of marriage. Pug retired in 1999 as the Kitchen Supervisor for the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin after more than thirty years of service.

Pug is survived by her daughters: Sandy Eastwood of Nashville and Brenda Cochran of Edinburgh; grandchildren: Eric Eastwood of Nashville and Nolan Eastwood of Trafalgar, Brandi (Farley) Harper of Nashville and Keirsh (Christie) Cochran of Ft. Wayne; great grandchildren: Brianna and Colten Harper, Haley, Levi, Aurora, Owen, Ryder, Seth and Annaleigh Eastwood; and a sister in law: Helen Ford of Franklin.

She was preceded in death by a brother in law: James A. Ford, siblings: Dorotha Caviness and Virginia Kashner of Greenwood.

Pug enjoyed spending time and spoiling her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a fan of the Lifetime Channel and black and white movies. Pug was known for her cooking, crocheting and love for sunflowers.

The Rev. Darrell Cochran will conduct a funeral serviceat 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Nineveh Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Pug to the Riley Children's Foundation, 30 South Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Condolences may be sent to the Ford family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


Leave a Condolence

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Juanita by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Timeline for Juanita Ford

Born: September 11, 1933
Died: June 7, 2015

Condolences for Juanita Ford

Sandy and Ray Ham posted on 1/1/00

We are so sorry to hear of Pug's passing. She was a sweet lady and I know how difficult this time must be for you all. It's been so many years since we've been there, but we could not have asked for better neighbors. Hugs to all. Sandy and Ray