Ruby J. FORD

May 18, 1936 ~ June 29, 2011

Mrs. Ruby J. Ford passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri, at the age of 75 years, 1 month & 11 days. Ruby was born May 18, 1936, in Farmington, and was the daughter of Edward H. "Fats" Saling & Goldie Marie 'Fitzgerald' Saling. Ruby was preceded-in-death by her husband, Donald F. Ford on June 30, 1984.

Ruby was a US Navy Veteran and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Farmington.

Survivors Include: a daughter, Susan (Mrs. Tracy) Youngs, of Raymore, MO. 3 Sons: Donald (& April) Ford, of Bonne Terre; Robert "Bob" (& Amy) Ford, of Farmington; Michael (& Connie) Ford, of Farmington. 1 Sister: Margaret Ann (Mrs. Charles) Wilson, of St. Louis. Also, 6 Grandchildren: Lane, Alexa & Lauryn Youngs, of Raymore, MO; Brittany & Michael Ford, of Bonne Terre & Lucas Ford, of Bonne Terre.

Visitation Friday, 5-8 p.m. with a Rosary conducted by Deacon Al Gegg, Friday at 5:30 p.m. Visitation resumes, Saturday, 6:30 a.m.

Funeral : Saturday, 11:00 a.m., July 2, 2011,

at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Deacon Mike Burch officiating.

Interment follows in Parkview Cemetery, Farmington.

Memorials to: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Home, 1003 So. Cedar St., Raymore, MO. 64012

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  1. So sorry for the loss of the wonderful woman!! She watched 2 of my kids when they were little. My oldest still asks about her! Our thoughts and prayers are with your family! Rachel, Ray, Austin, Cameron and Katie Cureton

  2. Susan, Bobby, Michael and Don: I am sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. I remember her so well when you all grew up next to St. Paul. She was a very nice lady and I know she will be missed.

  3. So sorry for your loss, what a wonderful woman, my son made a wonderful friend in Joey when she took care of him, and she will be missed grealy. Rodney, Janna and Lexie Pirtle

  4. I attended school with Ruby Jo at St. Joseph in Farmington. We were great buddies and I am sorry that we never connected after we grad- uated. My condolences.

  5. Susan your Mom was a great women and she will be greatly missed. Ruby I Luv you I will miss you. Susan if you ever need a baby sitter I would love to watch the kids any time you now were I live just call any time..

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