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Charley Ford

Charley Ford was born October 22, 1950 in Lexington, Mississippi to his parents, Liggie Moore and William Ford.  He entered eternal life on January 28, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Charley graduated high school in Lexington, Mississippi. He later enlisted in the United States Army where he was ranked as a Sergeant from 1997 until he was honorably discharged in 1983.  He continued to work as a cook for over 10 years at Nashville VA Medical Center. He accepted Christ at an early age and united with New Freedom M. B. Church where he served on the Usher Board.

Charley married Elaine “Anna” Ford in 1990. He was loving husband, father, brother, and uncle who loved hanging with friends and spending time with his wife, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.  You will be missed but never forgotten.  He is preceded in death by his parents, mother-in-law, Mollie Johnson; brother-in-law, Orrie Brooks Jr. “Junebug.”

He leaves to cherish his memories his devoted wife, Elaine Ford; daughters, Pamela Majors, Wendy Majors, Barbara Majors; son, William Shield “Jr”; grandchildren, Jerel Milton “Too Short”, Jerrica, Jercora, Denisha, Brianca “Yoosie”, Milesha “Na-Na”,William, Briana; great grandchildren, Kii’on “King”, Ja’ziah “Ziah”; best friends, Jerry, Alonzo, Charles; and a host of other relatives, friends, and church members.

Visitation Monday, February 7, 2022, 2-3 with funeral to follow at the funeral home.  Burial on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 10:00am at Middle Tennesee State Veterans Cemetery. 

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We are so sorry for your loss (McCoy,Black,Jones family). You will forever be missed and part of this family. Thanks for raising and taking great care of my niece Ithaca Black Jones , we no you loved her.

Mai Jones Feb 7 2022 10:12 AM

My condolences I will remember you always

Emma Black Feb 7 2022 9:18 AM

My condolences I will always love you from your 1st step daughter from birth

Ithaca G. Black-Jones Feb 7 2022 8:54 AM