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Catherine "Cathy" Ford
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Obituary for Catherine "Cathy" Ford

Catherine “Cathy” Ford, 81, of Mooresville, passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 while visiting her sister in Williamston, Michigan. Born in Regina, Kentucky on May 7, 1936, Cathy was the daughter of the late Charlie and Ethel (Martin) Ratliff. On June 17, 1967, she was united in marriage to her loving husband, Ellsworth N. Ford and he survives.

Cathy worked at RCA in Indianapolis for many years and was a faithful member Eternal Life Baptist Church in Mooresville.

Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by many brothers and sisters and her step-son, Steven Ford.

Survivors include her two sons, James W. (Angela K.) Clevenger of Greencastle, and Dwayne K. (Bonnie) Clevenger of Camby; three step-sons, Rodney Ford of St. Louis, Rick Ford of Florida, and Mark Ford of Toledo; her sister, Phyllis Jean Gabbert of Williamston, Michigan; 16 grandchildren, and 24 great grandchildren.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Cathy Ford from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 10, 2017 in the chapel at Carlisle – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory in Mooresville. Rev. Don Endsley will conduct the funeral service on Monday, September 11, 2017 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will follow at Floral Park Cemetery in Indianapolis. Please visit where you may sign the online guest registry, leave a personal message for Cathy’s family, and view her Life Tribute video.

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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service

39 East High Street
Mooresville, IN 46158





10:00 AM
Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service

39 East High Street
Mooresville, IN 46158

Cemetery Details


Floral Park Cemetery

425 N. Holt Road Indianapolis, IN, 46222


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