|Birth: ||Jun. 8, 1927|
|Death: ||Mar. 19, 2012|
Lola M. Ford, of Norphlet, passed away at Timberlane Health & Rehabilitation in El Dorado on March 19, 2012. Born June 8, 1927 in Cedar Glades, she was the youngest of three children born to Clarence Caldwell and Ellie Pitts Caldwell. She was a ministers wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She also taught elementary school in the public schools at Taylor, El Dorado, Hampton, Camden, and Norphlet. She retired after teaching, and served as a volunteer at the Medical Center of South Arkansas for many years. Her greatest earthly treasure was her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Elsie Williams of Pekin, Illinois; and one brother, Elster Caldwell of Ada, Oklahoma.
She is survived by the Rev. James Ford, her husband of 67 years; three daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Ricky Evans of Calion; Linda and Cecil Polk of Norphlet; and Diane and Denny Barrett of Searcy; six grandchildren, Schelley (Jose') Covas, Bud (Terri) Evans, and Brandon (Kerri) Polk, all of Norphlet; Chris (Melissa) Polk of Wooster, Raegan (Brent) Jordan of San Antonio, Texas, and Rane Barrett of Conway; twelve great-grandchildren, Caylie Covas, Evan Covas, Tripp Evans, Tucker Evans, Creighton Polk, Hayes Polk, Mathis Polk, J. T. Polk, Mitchell Polk, Ryan Polk, Barrett Jordan, and Ryleigh Jordan; several nieces and nephews; many friends; and the loving staff at Timberlane Health & Rehab.
The Rev. Zach Roberts officiated at a celebration of her life, at 10:00 a. m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at the Norphlet United Methodist Church, where she had been a long-time member. Interment was at Rest Havens Memorial Gardens by Young's Funeral Directors.
Pallbearers were her grandsons and great-grandsons.
Visitation was from 6 to 8 p. m. March 20, 2012, at Young's.
Memorials made to the Norphlet United Methodist Church, or the John R. Williamson Hospice House.
Clarence C. Caldwell (1900 - 1982)
Sarah Ella Pitts Caldwell (1900 - 1953)
James Thomas Ford (1919 - ____)*
Rest Haven Memorial Gardens
Created by: Mike Burson
Record added: Mar 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87097130
A sweet, sweet lady. May she Rest In Peace.|
Added: Mar. 20, 2012