Cover photo for Ruth Ford's Obituary
Ruth Ford Profile Photo
1933 Ruth 2022

Ruth Ford

November 5, 1933 — May 29, 2022

Ruth Ford, 88, of Fruitland Park, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2022. Born in Maypearl, Texas, she moved to Fruitland Park in 2014 from MacClenny, Florida where she lived most of her adult life. She was a pastor's wife for over 50 years, a Sunday School Teacher for over 20 years and was currently a member of Whitney Baptist Church, Leesburg. Ruth is preceded in death by Rev. James Ford, her husband of 52 years. She is survived by her 2 sons, Rev. Larry (Sue) Ford, Augusta, GA, Dr. Randy (Pat) Ford, Fruitland Park, FL; daughter, Debbie (Craig) Cosby, Ringgold, GA; brother, Johnny (Louise) Mathers, Waxahachie, TX; sister, Joyce Harris, Maypearl, TX; 5 grandchildren, Kristy Childers, Michael Ford, Maria Ford, Cole Cosby, Eva Earle; 5 great-grandchildren, James, Ronnie, Adrian, Julian, Alex. Services will be held at Whitney Baptist Church, Leesburg on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 10:30 AM. Interment will be at a later date in Jacksonville, FL. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Whitney Baptist Church Building Fund or the Missions Fund, 32630 North Whitney Road, Leesburg, FL 34748. Online Guestbook available at Arrangements by Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ruth Ford, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, June 12, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Photo Gallery

Visits: 3

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree