The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


October 3, 2011

Anniversary: Fords celebrate 75 years together

— Mr. and Mrs. George H. Ford Sr. of Athens celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary Sept. 27.

The family hosted a celebration Sept. 24 at Sardis Springs Baptist Church in Athens.

George and Annie are the parents of six children, Ann Rooks of Richmond, Va.; Dorothy Langley and husband E.L. of Edgefield, S.C.; Barbara Clanton and husband Phil of Madison; George Ford and wife Susan of Athens; Tommy Ford and wife Donna of Clarksville, Ark., and David Ford and wife Diane of New Market.

The Fords have 15 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

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