Nancy T. Ford

Nancy T. Ford of Newport News, age 90, passed away on February 4th, trusting in the saving grace of the Lord Jesus Christ. Born in Richmond, VA, Nancy was the daughter of James L. and Mary R. Taylor. She was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and attended Barry University of Miami.

Nancy was a lifelong runner and won many local races for her age group. An accomplished bridge player, she enjoyed participating in a number of her friendly bridge groups. She was an active member of Village Church and maintained and enjoyed valued friendships in her church. Nancy married her high school boyfriend, Albert C Ford, in 1953 and they enjoyed 60 years together. In 1961, they moved to Newport News where Nancy began her 30 year career in the Newport News Public School system.

Al and Nancy had two children, Leslie F. Powell (Bill) of Newport News and S. Christian Ford of Norfolk. Nannie loved and enjoyed her family and certainly her five grandchildren: Sam Powell of Nags Head, NC, Joey Powell of Phoenix AZ, John Powell of Nags Head NC, Kelly Ford of Norfolk, and Lindsey F. Bright of Richmond. She adored her five great grandchildren, Hudson and Presley Powell of Nags Head, and Wilson, Salina and Arlo Bright of Richmond. All of us, family, neighbors and friends, will miss her cheerful and loving presence.

A graveside service will be held at Peninsula Memorial Park at 11:00 AM on Friday, February 10th. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Village Church, 3013 Bridge Rd., Suffolk, VA 23435. Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Donna Myers

    Nancy was my wonderfully awesome neighbor for 20 years. I will remember her positive outlook on life and her beautiful spirit. My prayers and thoughts are with her family. Cherish the memories. 🙏🏻❤️🙏🏻

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