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Thursday, January 25th, 2007
Rev. Reva Ford
The Rev. Reva Kay Ford, 68, of Willshire, died at 9:55 a.m. Jan. 24, 2007, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 7, 1938, in Huntington, W.Va., to Glen and Elaine Wyant Miller. Her mother survives in Willshire. On June 7, 1959, she married the Edwin Ford, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Edwin L. III (Lisa), Decatur, Ind., and Jeff (Terri), Columbus; a daughter, Kimberly (Matt) Feasel, Willshire; a brother, David D. (Chieko) Miller, Ponte Verda, Fla.; and 11 grandchildren.
She and her husband were co-pastors for the Church of God, headquartered in Anderson, Ind. They also served churches in Ohio, Missouri, Kentucky and retired to Willshire in 2003. She served an internship for Hospital Chaplaincy, Bloomington, Ind., and attended the Mid-America University Center, Oklahoma, City, Okla. for Pastor Studies of Theology, Anderson, Ind.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at First Church of God, Van Wert, the Revs. Phil Miller and William Jeffers officiating. Burial is at Willshire Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Contributions can be made to Van Wert Hospice the Caring Way and Gideons.
Condolences can be sent to www.ketchamripleyfh@earthlink.net.
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