In Loving Memory

July 8, 1953 – April 9, 2018

Fairhope, AL

Mary “Dianne” Ford, 64, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018 from cancer. She was born and raised in Bradford, TN, was a graduate of Bradford High School and The University of Tennessee at Martin. She was a retired high school math teacher and a member of the Eastern Shore Church of Christ. Dianne enjoyed gardening, bowling, sewing and spending time with her church, family, and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Gary Daniel Ford; parents, Cecil and Willie Grace Carroll.

Dianne is survived by her three sons, Paul (Nataliya) Ford of Vernon, TX, Anthony (Chastity) Ford of Fairhope, AL, and Matthew (Lisa) Ford of Bradford, TN; sister, Betty (Don) Needham; brother, Frank (Sheryl) Carroll; five grandchildren, Angelica Ford, Rilyn Ford, Caden Ford, Olivia Ford, and Jackson Ford; other relatives and friends.

A celebration of Dianne’s life will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Eastern Shore Church of Christ, 1209 Daphne Ave., Daphne, AL, 36526. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dianne’s honor to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org. Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home in Daphne is assisting the family

 Another service will also be taking place in Bradford, Tennessee. The service information is as follows:

A celebration of Dianne’s life will be held at 6:30 PM, Monday, April 16, 2018 at Hunt Funeral Home, 223 E. Main St., Bradford, TN, 38316. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dianne’s honor to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org. Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home in Daphne is assisting the family.