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Mary Lee Ford

February 27, 1941 — September 1, 2020

Ms. Mary Lee Farmer Ford, age 79, of 1005 Railroad Street, Wilson was called to her heavenly home on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.  Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 2 pm at Tabernacle Temple of Jesus Christ, 1601 Lane Street Ext., Wilson.  Interment will follow in Hamilton Burial Garden.

Precious memories are cherished by her children, Myta E. Darby, Rashawn Ford both of Virginia and Sandra Ford of the home; five sisters, Annette Herrring (Thomas) of Elm City, NC, Patricia Richardson (Theodore), Geraldine Jones, Magattis Lewis, and  Betty Spikes all of Wilson, NC; six brothers, Luther Farmer (Sherlene) of Wilson, NC, Billy Ray Farmer (Esther) of Nashville, NC, Leander Farmer and Marion Farmer (Felicia) both of Virginia, Donnie Farmer (Jean) of Connecticut and Antonio Queens of Washington, DC; one aunt, Eloise Barnes of Wilson, NC; fifteen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends, especially her Barnes Chapel Church family and her best friend, Minnie Phillips.

A public viewing will be held Friday from 4 pm to 7 pm at Carrons Funeral Home, 726 South Tarboro Street, Wilson.  The Ford family desires your prayers during this most difficult time.  Condolences may be directed to or faxed to 252.237.0120.  They may also be emailed to  

Professional and caring service has been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Home, "The Willing Friend".

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Service Schedule

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Friday, September 11, 2020

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Tabernacle Temple of Jesus Christ

1601 Lane St SE, Wilson, NC 27893

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