Juanita “Nita” Craven Ford, age 80, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at her home in Gulfport.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleo “Cleco” Ford; mother, Irene Powell; father, Harman Powell; brothers, Buddy Powell and Art Powell; sister, Frances Davenport; and step-son, Tom Soderstrom.
Survivors include her children, Mike Craven and Roxanne Ford; 3 grandchildren, Bryan Soderstrom, Sarah Soderstrom, and Laurin Courtney Jordan; and sisters, Annette Kirkpatrick, Dianne Goff, and Janie Schrantz.
Nita requested no services at this time and no flowers. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, 15th Street, Gulfport is honored to serve the Ford family.
Nita requested that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704,
Hagerstown, MD 21741.