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Date published: 1/29/2014

Evelyn Ford

Margaret Evelyn Ford, 81, of Spotsylvania County passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Evelyn was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church Women's Group. She cared for her parents in their later years; she enjoyed crafts and word puzzles, adored her grandchildren and was an excellent cook.

Evelyn is survived by her husband of 39 years, Milton "Mickey" Ford; a stepson, Tommy Ford of Baltimore; a sister, Mary E. Hancock; two brothers, James H. Talley and his wife, Joyce, and David E. Talley, all of Spotsylvania; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends.

She was preceded in death by a son, Alan Cline Watson; a stepson, Stephen A. Ford; and a sister, Virginia L. Bruce.

Evelyn's family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapels-Cremation Service, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, Spotsylvania. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, Evelyn's family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 11007 W. Catharpin Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553.

Online condolences may be expressed to Evelyn's family at foundandsons.com.