Services for Myrtle Elizabeth Ford, 90, of Milano were held Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home with Rev. John Warren and Rev. Calvin Springer officiating. Burial was in Milano Cemetery in Milano.

Mrs. Ford died Tuesday, Oct. 6, in Richards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale.

She was born Feb. 8, 1919, in Briary (Falls County) to Henry Thomas and Stella Jane (Davenport) Burgess.

She married Ben Ford on Nov. 9, 1935, in Rockdale.

Mrs. Ford was a homemaker and lifelong resident of Milam County.

She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church in Rockdale.

Mrs. Ford was preceded in death by her husband on Oct. 10, 2008; a son, Roy Wayne Ford, in 2001; two infant children; and all of her brothers and sisters.

Survivors are a son, Denson Ford of Rockdale; a daughter, Nancy Willis of Rockdale; six grandchildren, Alan Finch of Austin, Dewayne Ford of Reno, Traci Sholtis and husband Jon of Buda, Paul Ford of Rockdale, Kevin Ford of Taylor, Melissa Martin of Rockdale; and four great-grandchildren, Kayla Morgan, Brandon and Megan Sholtis and Heather Ford.

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