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Marie Helen Kimzey Ford
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1906
Las Animas
Bent County
Colorado, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 2006
Neosho County
Kansas, USA

Marie Helen Ford lived to be just 21 days short of her 100th birthday.

Chanute Tribune ~ Chanute, KS ~ November 29, 2006

Marie Helen Ford, 99, died Saturday, November 25, 2006, at her residence in Chanute, Kansas.

She was born Dec. 16, 1906 in Las Animas, Colorado, to Humphrey Posey and Mary Elizabeth (Collins) Kimzey.

She moved with her family to Kansas in 1910. After graduating from high school in Longton, KS, she taught at an area elementary school.

She married Dayton E. Ford on Jan. 12, 1926 in Pawnee, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death in 1981.

She was a homemaker and a medical aide, and worked at Autry Nursing Home.

Survivors include a daughter, Agnes Marie Segard, Wichita, KS; seven sons, Edward Dayton Ford, and Myrl Humphrey Ford, both of Humboldt, KS, Charles Douglas Ford, Greenfield, MO, Rex Eldon Ford, Tecumseh, KS, Roger Allen Ford, Hazelwood, MO, Neil Wayne Ford, and Joe Glenn Ford, both of Chanute, KS; 31 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; three sons, Ray Leon, Elmer Earl, and Dan R. Ford; a sister, Emma Eaton; a brother, Charles Kimzey; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Funeral Nov. 28, 2006, at the First Baptist Church in Chanute, Kansas. Burial will follow in the Thayer Cemetery, Thayer, Kansas, under the direction of Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel.


Family links: 
  Humphrey Posey Kimzey (1857 - 1942)
  Mary Elizabeth Collins Kimzey (1865 - 1962)
  Dayton Edward Ford (1907 - 1981)
  Edward Dayton Ford (1927 - 2015)*
  James Eliga Kimzey (1878 - 1952)**
  Frank Kimzey (1885 - 1972)**
  George Andrew Kimzey (1887 - 1963)**
  Charles Humphrey Kimzey (1904 - 1994)*
  Marie Helen Kimzey Ford (1906 - 2006)
*Calculated relationship
Thayer Cemetery
Neosho County
Kansas, USA
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Originally Created by: TiogaRose
Record added: Jan 25, 2007
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Marie Helen <i>Kimzey</i> Ford
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