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Memorial services for Mrs. Dixie Bell Ford, 83, of Tullahoma, TN, will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eric Henson officiating. Mrs. Ford passed away on Monday, June 27, 2016, at NHC in Tullahoma, TN.
Dixie was born in Saluda, IN, the daughter of the late John and Margaret Hay Smith. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
Dixie is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Bennie Ford of Tullahoma; two sons, Ricky Lee and Terry Ray (Patricia) Ford, both of Indiana; one daughter, Rebecca (Mark) Johnson of Cookeville; one sister, Barbara Southworth; one grandchild, Lisa DeKeyser; and two great grandchildren, Samuel Grant DeKeyser and Ann Marie DeKeyser.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made in Mrs. Ford's memory to Alzheimers Association, 201 W. Lincoln Street, Tullahoma, TN, 37388.
Manchester Funeral Home (www.manchesterfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on June 28, 2016
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