The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Friday, July 3, 2015 at the Williams Grove Baptist Church, Gill Street, Ellaville, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Freeman Hill Cemetery, Freeman Hill Road, Andersonville, Georgia.
Mrs. English was born August 27, 1947 in Clay County, Alabama to the late Bessie Boyd Ford and Warren Ford. She was preceded in death by one brother, Jeffery Ford. She was educated in the public school system of Clay County, Alabama.
She was married to the late Raymond English. To this union they were blessed with eight children.
She leaves a legacy of love and many fond memories to her beloved family, which include a companion, Roger Fulks, Andersonville, Georgia; her children and their spouses, Timothy (Stephanie) Ford, Austell, Georgia, Shirley Ford (Gerall Whitehead), Americus, Georgia, Jerome (Katrina) Ford, Atlanta, Georgia, Sherron Ford, Americus, Georgia, Toniqua Gaskin, Opelika, Alabama, Benjamin Cousin, Andersonville, Georgia, Stephanie English (Carlton Drew) and Raymond English (Jaslyn Roberson), both of Andersonville, Georgia; a host of beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren; thirteen siblings and their spouses, James F. (Betty Sue) Ford, Lineville, Alabama, Tony R. (Christine) Ford, Orlando, Florida, Warren (Shirley) Ford, Apopka, Florida, Robert (Faye) Ford, Haynes City, Florida, Wayne Ford, Billy Brown, Henry Ford all of Lineville, Alabama, Michael (Minnie) Ford, and Janette (Charles) Anderson, all of Opelika, Alabama, Mary (Carlton) Colvardand Bessie L. (David) Hudson, all of Atlanta, Georgia, and Clois Ford, Lineville, Alabama; a beloved friend and sister-in-law, Dorothy Miracle, Orlando, Florida; other brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law include, Minnie Thomie, Warner Robins, Georgia, Georgia Childs, New Bridgeton, Pennsylvania, Martha Kate (Walt, Sr.) Bruce, Carolyn (Mack) Hall, and Willie (Gloria) English, all of Americus, Georgia, Daisy Mae (Alvin) Gordon, Hampton, Georgia, and Dave (Thelma) English, Cordele, Georgia; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives, and friends.