Lillian Pearl Wharton Ford, 88, of Front Royal, passed away on Friday, February 20, 2015 in the Commonwealth Assisted Living at Front Royal.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 25, at 11:00 a.m. at Maddox Funeral Home with Pastor Seth Alcorn and Pastor Tim Dyke officiating. Interment will follow in the Robinson River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Brightwood, Virginia.
Mrs. Ford was born on June 25, 1926 in Rappahannock County, daughter of the late William Ashby Wharton and Lilly Pearl Corbin Wharton. She was a member of the Rivermont Baptist Church, the Jolly 60’s, and the Viscose City H.D. Club. Mrs. Ford was married to the late Aubrey Garland Ford.
Surviving are her daughter Barbara F. Coskrey of Marietta, Georgia; one sister Virginia Coppedge of Brightwood, Virginia; one brother William Wharton of Strasburg, Virginia; one grandson Michael Jason Coskrey of Acworth, Georgia; one granddaughter Wesleigh Ford Coskrey of Atlanta, Georgia, and great-grandson Bryson Michael Coskrey of Marietta, Georgia. She was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Flowers will be accepted or you may make a memorial contribution to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 West Cork Street, Winchester, Virginia 22601 or to the Rivermont Baptist Church 575 Catlett Mountain Road, Front Royal, VA 22630.