Obituary for Wilma L (Wray) Ford

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Wilma L (Wray) Ford

February 10, 1918 - January 6, 2013

Wilma L. (Wray) Ford, age 94 passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, January 6, 2013 surrounded by her loving family at her daughter's home in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Nashville.

Wilma was born February 10, 1918 in Jefferson County, IL to the late Clarence & Millie (Brown) Wray. She was a loving mother, homemaker and worked for 14 years as a machine operator for George J. Mayer Co. in Indianapolis. Wilma also worked as a nursing assistant at the Henderson Nursing Home in Morgantown. She enjoyed spending time with her family, bowling and loved quilting & playing scrabble.

Wilma is survived by her children: Glenna Karen (William) Goforth of Lafayette, LA, Gail Carmen (Gary) Faust of Indianapolis, Ronnie Russell Ford & Randall Thomas Ford both of Nashville. She will be remembered by her thirteen grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren & four great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Wilma was preceded in death by one son: Gary Douglas Ford; five sisters: Eva Ziegler, Ruby Helen Wray, Beulah Jane Atchison, Ruth Jane Malone & Virginia M. Cuttil; three brothers: Douglas, Jerry & Thomas Wray.

Wilma's son in law, William Goforth will conduct a private family service on Wednesday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown. A graveside service will take place at 2 pm on Wednesday at the Mt. Olive Methodist Church Cemetery in Peoga.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Wilma to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be made to the Ford family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: February 10, 1918
Died: January 6, 2013

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