Rosella ‘Baby’ Ford

Published 5:00 am Thursday, October 11, 2007

Services for Rosella “Baby” Ford, of Union Church, will be heldat 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Hickory Block Missionary BaptistChurch in Union Church with burial in the church cemetery. WilliamsMortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Friday from 1 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home,with family hour from 7 until 8 p.m.

Ms. Ford, 83, died Oct. 2, 2007, in Vicksburg. She was born inJefferson County on Jan. 20, 1924, to William Ford and RozennaFord.

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She was retired. She was a member of Hickory Block MissionaryBaptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her sisters, ChristineClark, Mary F. Bailey and Gurlie Ford; and her brothers, WillieFord, Clem Ford, Clab Ford and William Ford Jr.

Survivors are her brothers, Marshall Ford, of Union Church, andGreely Johnson, of Houston, Texas; her special, devoted nephew andniece, Charles and Linda Ford, of Union Church; her nieces, MildredVirgil, of Wesson, Christine Rowan and husband Pernell, of Fayette,and Shelia Watts, of Lorman; her nephews, Joseph Ford, of UnionChurch, and Eddie Young Jr. and wife Marshilia, of Natchez; manygreat-nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; and her belovedpet, “Cookie” Bird.