Joyce G. Ford

Joyce G. Ford


Passed: Saturday, August 30, 2014
Funeral: Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Age: 85
Location: Simpsonville

Joyce Gordon Ford, 85, widow of Merritt Ford, died August 30, 2014 at the National Health Care of Mauldin.

A native of Greenville County, she was a daughter of the late David Furman and Pearl Golden Gordon, a retired employee of Kemet and a member of Five Forks Baptist Church.


Surviving are two sons, Mike Ford of Greer and Tony Ford (Mary Alice) of Simpsonville; a sister, Ruth Leopard of Greer; seven grandchildren, Beth Ruffner, Anna, Andy, Caleb, and Caroline Ford, Amanda Nixon and Michael Barbare; and twelve great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased also by a daughter-in-law, Sheila Ford and ten siblings.

Funeral Services:

Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Five Forks Baptist Church, conducted by Dr. Howard Foster. Burial will follow in Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home of the son, Tony Ford.

Memorials may be made to Five Forks Baptist Church Bus Fund, 112 Batesville Road, Simpsonville, SC 29681.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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