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George Ellis Ford

October 5, 1939 ~ March 16, 2020 (age 80)


George E. Ford, 80, of Morristown, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020.  He joined Northside Baptist Church on December 30, 2010.  He enjoyed fishing, farming and he loved God.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Otha Wallen Ford; parents, Joe and Lizzie Ford; brothers, J.B. and James Ford; sisters, Linda Watts and Bobbie Hartsell. 

He is survived by his daughter, Betty (Mike) Sanford; granddaughters, Samantha (Larry) Bridges, Matisha Sanford, Latosha (Jonathan) Hicks; great-grandchildren, Marie and Larry Bridges and Wyatt Sanford; sisters, Betty Southerland, Alice (Bobby) Helton; brother, Richard (Brenda) Ford, all of Morristown; several nieces and nephews.  The body will lie in state from 9:00am - 5:00 pm at Allen Funeral Home Friday, March 20, 2020.

Graveside services are planned for 3:00 pm Saturday, March 21, 2020 in Hamblen Memory Gardens.

Allen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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Body will Lie in State
March 20, 2020

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Allen Funeral Home
200 Jaybird Road
Morristown, TN 37814

Graveside Service
March 21, 2020

3:00 PM
Hamblen Memory Gardens (Allen Funeral Home, Morristown, Tennessee)

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