Mary Elaine Ford, age 81 of LaFollette, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2023. Mary was born on February 6, 1942 in Georgetown, Ohio. Mary was very proud of her sons and cherished her brothers. She was born in Ohio but called LaFollette, Tennessee her home for many years.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 46 years Marvin Ford; parents Samuel D. Jamison and Elaine Lucille (Purdon) Jamison; and her son Glen Ford.

Mary Is survived by her two sons Marvin Carl Ford and wife Shirley of Rocky Top and Daniel Ford of LaFollette; only grandson Nathan C. Ford and wife Kayla of Rocky Top; great grandsons Jayden, Noah, and Isaiah; brothers Samuel Jamison of LaFollette and Tony Jamison and wife Debbie of Xenia, Ohio; also a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

A visitation will be 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 1:00 PM with Rev. Hubert Marlow officing. Interment to follow the funeral service at Woodlawn Cemetery.

The family has entrusted the care of Mary Elaine Ford to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most.”

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