Marca Lou Ford, 87, formerly of Frankfort, died May 19, 2020 at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. She was born Jan. 2, 1933 in North Salem to Orville and Mary (Clemens) Batts. She married Lowell Pharon Ford on June 5, 1952 in Lebanon, and he preceded her in death on June 23, 2016.
Marca was a 1952 graduate of Jackson Township School. She was a homemaker who loved and adored all of her grandchildren, enjoyed playing cards with her sisters and was of the Christian Faith.
Marca is survived by two daughters, Debra Wilson of Lafayette and Paula (Chris) Fausett of rural Rossville; a son, Don (Debbie) Ford of Frankfort; a sister, Margaret (Walter) Lowery of Thorntown; a brother, Lanny (Mary) Batts of Lebanon; four grandchildren, Maggie (Dustin) Morgan of Arizona, Ross (Chastity) Ford of rural Frankfort, Bethany (Phillipe) Sallade of Rossville and Luke (Jenna) Fausett of Fort Wayne; nine great-grandchildren, Hank, Beckett, Elias, Aurora, Samuel, Lowell, Gillian, Quentin and Deven; and one great-great-grandchild, Henley.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Batts and Orville “Vic” Batts; two sisters, Joan Smith and Jean Gregg; and three grandsons, Brandon Cook, Wesley Kingma and Joshua Kingma.
Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St. Frankfort. Following the guidelines established by the State of Indiana in response to the COVID-19, we will be allowing up to 25 people in the funeral home at a time. When you arrive at the funeral home parking lot, staff members will provide directions. We appreciate your cooperation and patience. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Luke Fausett, her grandson, will officiate. The funeral service will be live-streamed at 11 a.m. To participate, a link will be available on our website. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Redeemer Baptist Church, 109 Moeller Rd., New Haven, IN 46774. Please visit goodwin funeralhome.com, where you may share a personal message with the family or send a “Hug from Home.”