Frances Ford

Frances Ford, 83, of Riverdale, died Jan.16, 2012. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, who will be greatly missed.

She was retired from Mead Packaging after 30 years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert T. Ford.

She is survived by her son, Micheal Ford, of Riverdale; daughters, Sherry Ford, of Riverdale, and Ginger Ford Millirons, of Stockbridge; grandchildren, Eric Bales, of Riverdale, Sherry Chadwick, of Gainesville, Kimberly Howell, of Griffin, Tabatha Henry, of Riverdale, and Taylar Mllirons, of Stockbridge; six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 11 a.m., in the chapel, with interment in Forest Hills Cemetery. The family will receive friends, TODAY (Tuesday, Jan. 17), from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Parkway Garden Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, (404) 366-3522. Online condolences may be made at: parkwaygardenchapelfuneralhome.com.