MEMPHIS - Johnnie Ford, 92, passed from this life on Saturday, March 26, 2016 in Memphis, Tenn. She was born in Mountain View, Ark., on Nov. 27, 1923, to the late F.M. and Nancy Pogue. Her devotion to God and her family were what kept her life focused, receiving her greatest joys from being a wife, mother and grandmother.
Mrs. Ford is preceded in death by her parents, husband of 55 years A.Z. Ford, four brothers, four sisters and one grandson, Anthony Ashlock.
Johnnie is survived by her two sons Philip Ford (Sandy) of Memphis, and Dennis Ford (Susie) of Collierville, two daughters Johnnie Ellen Sage (Norman) of Marked Tree and Janet Wike (Richard) of Bella Vista, 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held March 29 at Murphy Funeral Home in Marked Tree, Arkansas.
Interment followed at Marked Tree Cemetery.
The family requests any lasting memorials be made to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.