Patricia Ann Ford, 84, of Ronceverte, WV, passed away Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Greenbrier Health Care Center in Lewisburg, WV.
Born January 26, 1934, at Second Creek, WV, she was a daughter of Leslie N. and Mary Trent Reed.
Ann grew up in the Second Creek area of Monroe County with strong ties to the large Reed and Trent families of the area. She was an active member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Ronceverte, where she was also a member of the Altar Rosary Society.
She graduated from Union High School and St. Mary’s School of Nursing in Huntington, WV, and, upon graduating, married Kelly A. Ford of Ronceverte, where they settled and raised their family. She retired as a nursing supervisor from Greenbrier Physicians Clinic after many years of service.
In addition to her parents, Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Kelly A. Ford, and her son, Joseph Ford.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Mary Thompson and husband, Dr. Robert Thompson, of Caldwell, WV; two grandchildren, Julie Conner (Adam) of Waynesboro, VA, and Bradley Fisk of Christiansburg, VA; two great-grandchildren, Ella Conner and Jake Conner, both of Waynesboro; a sister, June R. Yates of Lewisburg; niece, Teresa Lovell (Scotty) of Shady Spring, WV; brother-in-law, Frank Ford of Ronceverte; nephews, Mark Ford (Kelly) of Campbell Hall, NY, Matt Ford (Tina) of Ronceverte, and Pat Brown (Carol) of Ronceverte; and a very special friend, Marlene Ford, of Fairlea, WV.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Ronceverte, with Father John McDonough officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery, Ronceverte.
Friends and family will be received from 6–8 p.m. at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte on Wednesday, March 21.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.WallaceandWallace FH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the March 19, 2018 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.