Margaret Mae Ford
April 1933 ~ July 2014
Margaret Ford, 81, of Modesto, passed away at her home. Margaret was born in Casscoe, Arkansas to William and Virgie Stone. The family moved to California in 1943. Margaret married Ernest Ford in 1954. They were married for 36 years before his death in 1990. Margaret worked as a floor leader for Haig Berberian in the nut processing industry for 30 years. Margaret was an accomplished seamstress making clothes for herself and her children. She enjoyed travelling with local RV Club.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ernest Ford, a son Randall Ford, and by a brother Charles Stone. She is survived by four children: Cela (Steven) Whitney of Ceres, Judy (Harold) Miller of No. Highlands, Teresa (Dan) Linville of Sparks NV, and Richard (Susan) Ford of Turlock, her sister Helen Johnson of Ione, 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions in her name should be directed to Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356.
A Graveside Service will be held at Lakewood Memorial Park on Monday, July 21st at 11:00 am. Please leave memories and condolences at www.allenmortuary.com.
Allen Mortuary & Crematory
247 N Broadway Turlock, CA 95380
Published in the Modesto Bee on July 16, 2014