FORD, Carrie Sue

Carrie Sue (Cummins) Ford, 71 year old resident of Leedey, OK, passed from this life on May 3, 2014 in Woodward, OK. She was born November 10, 1942 to Everett and Juanita Cummins in Clinton, OK. She was a member of the class of 1960, at Stafford High School. On June 15, 1975, Sue married Larry Ford at the First Church of God in Clinton, Oklahoma They made their home in Leedey where Sue was a homemaker. She enjoyed watching OU sports and was an avid Leedey Bison fan. When the Sports Owner’s Association voted to give Oklahoma a NBA team, Sue added OKC Thunder to her “beloved team” collection. Sue loved visiting family and friends and after becoming housebound, she spent many hours visiting on the phone with them. She always remembered everyone’s birthday with a call or card. Sue had an infectious smile and personality and always had a “hello” for everyone she met. Sue was baptized as a young adult and was a member of the First Church of God, Clinton, Oklahoma. Sue was preceded in death by her parents Everett and Juanita Cummins, sister JoAnn Schroeder, grandchild Bailey Downey and father-in-law Boyd Fawver. She is survived by husband Larry of the home in Leedey; sons Jimmy Earl Downey and wife Marlene of Oklahoma City, OK, Michael Ford and wife Debbie of Vidor, TX; daughter Sherry Hall and husband Joe of Lubbock, TX; sister Kathy Steffes and husband Mickey of Clinton, OK; brother Bill Cummins and wife Connie of Clinton, OK; brothers-in-law Sherrill Schroeder of Arkansas and Jim Ford and wife Donna of Stillwater, OK; sister-in-law Judy Graybill and husband Robert of Clinton, OK; mother-in-law Clara Fawver of Butler, OK.; grandchildren Kirstie, Josh and Daniel Hall, Alyssa Jones and husband Marshall and Aubrey Ford; great-granddaughter Kaisley Grace Jones; several nieces and nephews; other family and a host of friends. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Leedey, Oklahoma with interment following in Shiloh Cemetery, Butler, OK. Condolences may be made to the family and Memorial Tribute viewed at Shaw Funeral home of Leedey, OK
Cheyenne Star May 8, 2014