Dateline: February 15, 2007

Blanch Elizabeth Ford, 90, died Tuesday, February 6, 2006, in Amarillo, Texas.

Services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 9, 2007, in the First United Methodist Church in Claude with Rev. Janet Edwards, Pastor, officiating.  Interment was held at Claude Cemetery.  Services were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Mrs. Ford was born December 20, 1916, in Thornberry, Texas, to Ashby and Annie Stephenson Osborn.  She married Leonard Arthur Ford on December 24, 1932, in Claude.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Claude.  She was a loving grandmother.

Mrs. Ford was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on October 24, 1993; her daughter, Betty Ann Hill; and two brothers, Ray Osborn and Jim Osborn.

Survivors include two grandchildren, Rodney Hill, Becky Mechler and husband Tom, all of Claude; two great-grandchildren, Justin Wilde and Crystal McCallie; and one great-great grandchild, Connor McCallie.

Viewing was 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday at Claude.



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