Death notice for Loyd Ford

POTEAU—Funeral services for Loyd L. Ford, 89, of Poteau are Friday at 1 p.m. at the Church of God Seventh Day in Wister with Elder Chip Hinds officiating.

Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Poteau, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home of Poteau.

He passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in North Little Rock, Arkansas and was born Feb. 25, 1930, in Wister to Roy and Anna (Green) Ford. 

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War. 

Surviving family members are his children Michael and Sue Ford of Poteau, Sharon Strode and Mike Heflin of Poteau, Janet and Alan Owens of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Karen Fortner of Little Rock, Arkansas and Gary Fortner of Heavener; eight grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and a sister,  Shirley Coffey, of Red Oak.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Anna; and siblings Eual and Ernest “Red” Ford, Odie, Hershel, James and Clarence “Doc” Slone.

You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.


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