Friday, August 18th, 2017

Vernie D. “Bubba” Ford

Vernie D. “Bubba” Ford, 76, died on Wednesday, March 15, 2107, in Clarendon.

Vernie D. “Bubba” Ford

Servies were held on Friday, March 17, 2017, in the Robertson Funeral Directors Saints’ Roost Chapel in Clarendon with Rev. Anthony Knowles, officiating.

Burial followed at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon.

Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Vernie was born April 25, 1940, in Turkey to Si Monroe and Edna Beavers Ford.  He married Mary Diaz on February 29, 1996 in Hedley.  He had been a lifetime resident of Clarendon. He worked in Road Construction from 1962-1972 then became self-employed hauling dirt in Houston until 1982.  In 1982 he moved back to Clarendon and was self-employed doing hauling, cement construction, and trailer loading.  He loved telling jokes and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Clarendon.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and several brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ford of Clarendon; 2 daughters, Donna Ford of Canyon and Brenda Lungrin and husband Jeff of Newark, Texas; 2 sisters, Helen Ford and Sue McDonald both of Kingston, Oklahoma; 3 grandchildren, Stephen Ford, Dustin Ford, and Madison Gonzales; a great grandchild, Khole Ford; and many nieces and nephews.

The family request memorials be sent to a favorite charity.

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