of Oakland, TN
October 18, 1943 - January 11, 2023
Linda W. FordLinda W. Ford, 79, passed away January 11, 2023 at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. She was born in Hughes, Arkansas on October 18, 1943 to Ray B. and Irene White.She is survived by her husband, Alan Ford; one son, Doug Ford (Lesley); one daughter, Julie VanBlaricom (Mark); eight grandchildren, Parker VanBlaricom (Brynn), Cory Van Blaricom (Aubrey), Zach VanBlaricom (Anna), Madison Ford, Morgan Ford, D.J. Ford, Everett Mitchell and Alden Mitchell; three great-grandchildren, Leo VanBlaricom, Violet VanBlaricom and Sasha VanBlaricom; one brother, Ray White, Jr. (Susan)She is preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Kenneth White; one sister, Aloma Maxwell. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, 201 N. Pine St. in West Memphis, Arkansas. The interment will take place immediately following the service at Crittenden Memorial Park, 2206 Hwy 64 in Marion, Arkansas.
Linda and I have known each other since the fourth grade. We went all through high school and college as close friends. Having witnessed the love shown between Linda and Alan (Butch) I know this will be a difficult time for him, as well as Doug, Julie and their children.Please know that my heart and thoughts are with all of you as you deal with your loss. Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend the service, except in spirit.May your fond memories of Linda be a comfort now and in the future.I will be in touch when I return to Memphis. Bobby Ross
May warm love comfort you. Love, Jim & Pam
We send our sincere condolences to Alan "Butch" and family in the loss of Linda, friend, wife, grandmother, and great grandmother, May The Lord grant comfort and peace to to all during this difficult time.
Julie, Keeping you and your family lifted in prayer!My sincerest condolences! LaRissa McGuire (KHS classmate)
Ken & I are so very sorry for the family’s loss. We loved Linda & will miss her dearly. Love, Deborah
I am so sorry Alen I am 🙏 for you