Samuel Calvin Ford II

Published 6:16 pm Friday, March 19, 2010

Services for Samuel Calvin Ford II are 2 p.m. Saturday, March20, at Jericho Church of Christ in Wesson, with burial in thechurch cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 1 until 8 p.m. at WilliamsMortuary.

Mr. Ford, 67, died March 12, 2010, at his residence. He was born onOct. 6, 1942, in Tangipahoa, La., to Samuel Calvin Ford Sr. andMary Foreman Ford.

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Mr. Ford was retired and a member of Jericho Church ofChrist.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; and abrother, Wallace Ford.

Survivors include his wife, Alberta Beard Ford, of Brookhaven; twodaughters, Deborah Dixon and husband Michael, and Monica L. Talbertand husband Sean, all of Chicago, Ill.; three sons, Derrick S. Fordand wife Robin, of Grand Prairie, Texas, Samuel C. Ford III andwife Denise, of Flint, Mich., and Larry Davis, of Gulfport; 20grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; his brother, Henry C.Ford, of Kentwood, La.; his sister, Emma L. Magee, of Kentwood; twospecial godchildren, Trelva Harvey and husband Mike, and DewayneBeard and wife Yolanda, all of Brookhaven; a sister-in-law, CarolynHumphries and husband Kirby, of Brookhaven; seven othergodchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives andfriends; and special friends, Lawrence and Willie Ann Benjamin, ofBrookhaven.