Kenneth Lester FordDec 16th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries
Kenneth Lester Ford, 51, of Newport, died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at home. He was born in Brinkley, AR on Jan. 12, 1959 to Richard Lynn Ford, Sr. and Cleo Butcher Ford.
Survivors include: his wife, Jana Barnett Ford; one daughter, Hannah Ford, of Morehead City, NC; one son, Joshua Ford, of Newport; parents, Richard Lynn Ford, Sr. and Cleo Butcher Ford, of Beebe; two sisters, Leigh Finney, of Newport and Arden Wilson, of Beebe; one brother, Richard “Rick” Lynn Ford, Jr. of Des Arc; maternal grandmother, Hettie Butcher, of Cotton Plant, and one grandson, Noah Ford Jackson.
A private family service will be held at a later date in Arkansas. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Newport Babe Ruth, c/o Myrna Smith, 804 Newport Loop Rd., Newport, NC 28570. www.brooksfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.