Alberta Ford, 85, of Hornersville, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 12, 2004, at Calhoun, Ga.
Born Nov. 14, 1918, in Hornersville, a daughter of the late Monson P. and Rebecca L. Lomax, she taught school 48 years in Dunklin County, was a member of the United Methodist Church at Hornersville and Delta Kappa Gamma.
On April 10, 1941, she married John Morrow Ford Jr., who preceded her in death Nov. 8, 1998.
Survivors include one son, John David Ford and wife, Glenda, of Calhoun, Ga., one brother, Monson Lee Schell of Hornersville; one sister, Thelma Droke of Hornersville; three grandchildren, Rebecca Rachel McEntyre, John Mark Ford and Thomas Leighton Ford; two great-grandchildren, Amber Schell McEntyre and Caden Robert Ford.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Samuel Wilburn Schell and a sister, Agnes Branum.
Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Sunday, Nov. 14, at McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Hornersville.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 15, at United Methodist Church in Hornersville with the Rev. Jim Hogue officiating.
Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.
Pallbearers will be Joe Droke, Sammy Branum, Jimmy Schell, David Branum, Kevin Branum, Greg Branum, Jerry Branum, Dubber Ford, Steve Ford, Denny Ford, Buck Allen Ford, Henry Hadley Ford, Brad Branum, Bart Branum, Brad Eddington, Scott Hutchison, Jeremy Schell and Sean Droke.
The family suggests memorials to the Hornersville or Coldwater Methodist Churches.