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Lester H. Ford
Dies Suddenly;
Funeral Tuesday

Lester H. Ford, Route 1, died suddenly at his home at 1:45pm Saturday
at age of 51 years, nine months and 14 days.
Funeral services will be held 2 pm Tuesday at the Pully-Gutzler Funeral
Chapel with the Rev. Ed Shannon officiating.

The body will lie in state at the Pully-Gutzler Funeral Home where
friends may call after 4pm today.

Mr. Ford was born September 20, 1912, in Hebron, Illinois, the son of
Ed and Jessie (Tannahill) Ford.  He was married, in 1932, to Edith
Phelps who survives.

Also surviving are his mother, Mrs. Jesse Ford, Mt. Vernon; a son,
Virgil Ford; a daughter, Frances Philbrick, Minot, N.Dak.; and four

Mr. Ford is survived by three brothers, Charles Ford, Nashville, Ray
Ford, and Seth (Sonny) Ford, both of Mt. Vernon; and two sisters, Aline
Rell, St. Louis, Mo and Maxine Cox, Union City, Tenn.

He was a veteran of World War II.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: July 4, 1964
Submitted by; Kiowana Hayes Ferguson

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