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Betty Ford

April 26, 1928 — February 28, 2018

Graveside services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 24 at Woodbine Cemetery for Betty Ruth Ford of Artesia, New Mexico.

Mrs. Ford, 89, passed away on February 28, 2018 at Landsun Homes in Carlsbad, N.M.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary.

Betty was born on April 26, 1928 in Uhrichsville, Ohio; the daughter of Samuel H. and Bessie (Briggs) Maple. On February 9, 1946 she married Adrian Dean Ford in Uhrichsville. They moved to Artesia in 1952.

She was a custodian at First United Methodist Church and an Administrator of central supply at Artesia General Hospital. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and helped with ceramics at the Senior Center. Betty enjoyed quilting and canning.

She was preceded in death by her husband Adrian, sons Jimmy Ford and Ronnie Ford, 5 sisters and 7 brothers.

Survivors include her son Tommy Ford and wife Brandi of Artesia; grandchildren Scott Ford and wife Angela, Heather Skramstad and husband Erik, Kelli Ford Cundari, Thomas Ford, Ricky Ford and Kristy Ford; 9 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.



Woodbine Cemetery
200 E. Hermosa Ave.
Artesia, NM  88210
Saturday, March 24, 2018
10:00 a.m.
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