Vernon Ford, 80, of Savannah, died on Tuesday, March 5.
He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late John L. and Martha Connie Stricklin Ford. He was united in marriage to Nollie Ray Ward, who survives.
Mr. Ford was a member of Second Creek Church of Christ.
Services were held on Saturday, March 9, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Wayne Gean, Mackie Gean officiating. Burial followed in the Hollands Creek Cemetery at Hardin County.
He is survived by his wife, Nollie Ford of Savannah; son, James Ford of Florence, Ala.; daughter, Barbara Gean of Waterloo, Ala.; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; sisters, Romie Hall of Lutts, Naomi Pfeffer of Toano, Va., and Sue Dodd of Savannah.
He was also preceded in death by brothers, Robert, William, John, Carl and J.P. Ford; sisters, Lizzie Qualls, Lillie Henson, Mary Scott, Fannie Tabscott, and Murtle Ford.