Willie H. Ford

Willie H. "Bill" Ford died March 7, 2017, at MS State Veterans Home in Collins. Services were March 11 at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home Sumrall Chapel with burial in Mixon Creek Cemetery.

Mr. Ford retired from the City of Hattiesburg and was a member of Mixon Creek Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Lillian Orr Ford of Hattiesburg; two sons, Roger Ford and Philip Ford, both of Hattiesburg; three daughters, Brenda Stuart of Purvis, Pamela Gatewood of Sevierville, Tenn. and Rebecca Ford of Hattiesburg; three sisters, Inez Keene of Hattiesburg, Mary Alice Broome of Columbia and Sarah Sullivan of Bassfield; one brother, Reggie Ford of Hattiesburg; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.