Frances  Ford

Frances Ford


December 24, 1928 – May 30, 2014

WENDELL – Frances Boatwright Ford, 85, died at home on Friday with her family by her side.  A native of Sumter, SC she was daughter to the late Marion Carl Boatwright & Lorene Frances Poole Dunning.  Frances owned and managed Fred Astaire Dance Studios.  Upon retirement, she enjoyed her employment with Promo Works, doing demos in various grocery stores.  Customers especially in Wake Forest looked forward to seeing her and her outgoing personality.

Graveside service 3 pm, Monday, Pinecrest Cemetery, Clayton, NC.

She is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Bailey (Carlton) of Wendell, sister Nell Perry (Macon) of Bahama, grandchildren, Kristel Burton (James), Lee Bailey, Jr. (Ann Horton), Matthew Bailey (Candice), 9 great grandchildren, many nieces & nephews.

Visitation 4:30 pm to 6 pm, Sunday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.

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