|Birth: ||Nov. 24, 1918|
|Death: ||Oct. 7, 2008|
Dorothy Blythe was born in New Orleans La Nov 24, 1918 as the fifth of nine children [Marion Alice, Thomas Charles, Kathryn Elizabeth, David Crockett, William Thomas, Martha Frances, Barbara Virginia and Patricia Claire].
Dorothy graduated from Sacred Heart High School in New Orleans, La and later worked as Secretary to the General at the Port of Embarkation where she met Thomas James Ford her future husband. Dorothy and Thomas married in 1943 and had four children - Bonnie Anne, Thomas James Jr, Sally Mary and Diane Marie.
Dorothy worked as a Court Stenographer for the City of New Orleans from 1960 until her retirement in 1984. She and Tommy then moved to Lake Fairways Country Club, Ft Myers FL where they enjoyed golf, club activities and playing cards.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her daughter Diane Boutelle Hendry, eight brothers and sisters, and her parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles A Blythe.
Charles Augustus Blythe (1878 - 1945)
Ida Mary Boudreaux Blythe (1888 - 1961)
Diane Marie Ford Hendry (1953 - 2007)*
Marion Blythe Dee (1909 - 1983)*
Dorothy Blythe Ford (1918 - 2008)
Barbara Blythe Barker (1923 - 1993)*
Note: Wife of LTC Thomas James Ford, World War II Veteran
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Sec: 54, Site: 6391
Maintained by: Bonnie Ford Angel
Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49183281