Funeral services for Mr. Johnie James & Lillie Vietta Foster Ford, age 77, of the Fellowship Community will be conducted 2 p.m., Sunday, September 9, 2018 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Rev. Randy Pickens will officiate. Burial will be in the Fellowship Cemetery. The family will welcome friends on Saturday afternoon from 4 until 8 p.m., then on Sunday from 12 until time of services at the Livingston Funeral Home.
Mr. and Mrs. Ford passed from this life on Thursday morning, September 6, 2018 in Monroe. Johnie was born April 6, 1941 in Overton County, Tennessee to the late Estus Hill & Ada Estelle Sells Ford. Mrs. Lillie was born March 18, 1944 in Clay County, Tennessee to the late John Thomas & Rosie Mae Pryor Forster. Johnie loved working and helping his friends and neighbors on the farm at whatever needed to be done. He also enjoyed working and building homes in his younger years and being out in nature, and in the woods squirrel hunting. Mrs. Lillie loved singing in the choir at Fellowship Baptist Church and was known for her beautiful and plentiful garden she grew every year. Johnie and Lillie were members of the Fellowship Baptist Church.
They leave their loving son, John Ford & wife Amy of Brotherton Mountain; Johnie's sisters, Joyce Shoemaker, Maydean Winningham, and Mary Mullins & husband Randy; and Lillie's brothers, Henry Foster & wife Mary and Willie Ray Foster and wife Grace. Sister Gaye Capps
Johnie was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Shirley Hutchinson and sisters, Nova Stover and Reba Dean Beason. Lillie was preceded in death by her parents, brother, J.T. Foster, and sisters, Stella Roe, and Laura Nevins.
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We were saddened to hear of Johnie and Lillie's passing. Remember they will always be alive in your hearts. They were taken too soon and the community has suffered a big loss. Praying God will surround you all with His love, strength, understanding, peace, and comfort in the days ahead. God bless and keep you. Sending much love.
Bro. Ronald & Collette Dishman
Johnny always met you with a kind word every time you went into triple d grocery
John and Amy, we are very sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our prayers.
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