Katherine Mae <I>Springer</I> Ford

Katherine Mae Springer Ford

Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA
Death 14 Jan 2008 (aged 91)
Bartlesville, Washington County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Claude, Armstrong County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 24028367 · View Source
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Katherine Mae Ford, 91, of Canyon died Monday, Jan. 14, 2008, in Bartlesville, Okla.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Brooks Funeral Directors Chapel with Dr. David Lowrie, pastor of First Baptist Church in Canyon, officiating. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Claude Cemetery in Claude.

Katherine Mae Ford was born Feb. 14, 1916, in Chickasaw County, Miss., to Barney D. and Bertha Thompson Springer. The family moved to Happy, and Katherine graduated from Happy High School in 1934. After graduation, she attended Draughon's Business College in Lubbock. She met and married a farmer, Henry Ford, of the Fairview community west of Claude, on Nov. 22, 1938, in Dimmitt.

She was active in the Fairview community and the Fairview Busy Bee Home Extension Club. She was also active in countywide activities and was named Homemaker of the Year for Armstrong County in 1982. She moved to Canyon in 1989 and joined First Baptist Church and the King's Daughters Sunday School Class. She became active in the Quilting Ministry and would tack a couple of quilts a week. She moved to Bartlesville to be close to her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and her siblings.

Meme or "Aunt Kat" is survived by a son, Wayne Ford and wife Lexa of Bartlesville; two grandsons, Shelby Ford and wife Jennifer of Midwest City, Okla., and Maury Ford and wife Ashley of Dallas; two great-grandchildren, Toby and Holly Ford of Midwest City; a niece, Teddie Poindexter and husband John of Hereford; and several other nieces and nephews.

The family suggests memorials be to Fairview Community Center, in care of Ruth Stephenson, 110 Kindred Ave. Claude, TX 79019; or Quilting Ministry, First Baptist Church, 1717 Fourth Ave., Canyon, TX 79015.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Amarillo Globe-News, Jan. 18, 2008

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 24028367
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine Mae Springer Ford (14 Feb 1916–14 Jan 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24028367, citing Claude Cemetery, Claude, Armstrong County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth D. Bogard (contributor 46562702) .