Helen Roberts – Ford, age 77, of Dayton, Ohio, formerly of LaFollette passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019.  Helen was born in LaFollette, but spent most of her life in Ohio, California and Okinawa, Japan.  She spent her life in health care, caring for those in nursing homes and later for the severely disabled.  She loved her children unconditionally and was excited to be a grandmother.  She will be missed by those that love her.  Preceded in death by, husband, Marion David Ford; son, Robert (Bobby) Ford; parents, Ed & Asalee Roberts; brother, Alfred Roberts; father and mother in-law, Harrison & Faye Ford; brothers-in-laws, Arnold (Bud) Ford and Monroe Nelson


Daughters: Bonita R. Farias & husband Steve

April I. Ford

Tammy M. Phillips & husband Allen

Son: David E Ford & wife Kimberly

Grandchildren: Melvina D.N. Martin, Christopher Hobbs & wife Jennifer, Laura Whitehead, Grattan Phillips, Melinda Cress, David Austin Parish

Brothers: Leon (Frank) Roberts & wife Diane

Noah (Eddie) Roberts & wife Georgianne

Sisters: Katherine Nelson, Patricia Lough & husband Roy

Sister-in-law: Betty Ford

Several Great Grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews

Services 1 PM Monday, September 9, 2019, Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Scotty Martin officiating

Family will receive friends NOON to 1 PM before the services at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Interment Bakers Forge Cemetery

Condolences may be made online at http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home