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BARBARA JEAN FORD, 75, of Fort Wayne, departed this life on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. She was born on May 30, 1937, in Dyers burg, Tenn. As a young child, she accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal savior. She was a faithful member of Greater Progressive Baptist Church and well known throughout the country for her soul-stirring voice and ministry with the "Chosen Wonders". She retired from Lincoln Financial Group and most recently served as a Training Specialist for Indiana Workforce Development. She leaves to cherish her memory a devoted husband, Warren Ford; sons, James David (Jennifer) Roberson of Muncie, Ind., Jerome (Ladell) Roberson of San Antonio, Texas, and Christopher (Suezette) Ford of Fort Wayne; a daughter, Bethany Marshall of Newman, Ga.; a brother, Thomas L. Scott Jr. of Los Angeles, Calif.; and one sister, Emma (Robert) Davis of Muncie; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives, church members, neighbors, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas L. and Emma Scott Sr.; and a special aunt, Ada Murphy. A Celebration of Life Musical is 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at Greater Progressive Baptist Church, 2215 John St., Fort Wayne. Homegoing service is 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Abundant Life Church, 3301 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne, with visitation three hours prior. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Carmichael Funeral Service.

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Aug. 8, 2012