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SIDELL - Grace Elizabeth Ford, 84, of Sidell, Ill., passed away at 12:48 p.m. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Ill.
Grace was born as a twin on October 3, 1933, in Danville, Ill., to John and Lucille Clarkson Ford.
She is survived by two brothers, her twin, John (Glenda) Ford Jr. of Sidell and Joe (Janet) Ford of Sidell; and two sisters-in-law, Sara Beth Ford of Sidell and Jean Ford of Sidell. She also had many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, George and Ray.
She grew up in Sidell, Ill., and graduated from Sidell High School in 1951. She attended college. She worked as a private health care provider.
She recently made her home at Newman RHCC, Newman, Ill. She enjoyed the activities and residents and staff until she became ill. She attended Sidell United Methodist Church.
Funeral services: 11 a.m. Friday, February 9, at Sidell United Methodist Church with Pastor Don Shane officiating. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Indianola, Ill. Visitation: 10-11 a.m. Friday, February 9, at the church.
Memorial gifts may be given to the church or the donor's wishes. Robison Chapel of Catlin is handling the arrangements. Online condolences at www.robisonchapel.com
Published on February 7, 2018
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