Logan County (OK) Researchers Homepage
Click here to break out of frames

Rose Elizabeth Ford Downey
Obituary for
Rose Elizabeth Ford Downey
Submitted by: Tammie Chada


© Guthrie News Leader
Thursday, November 4, 1999

Funeral services for Rose Elizabeth Ford Downey, 81, of Pawhuska, Okla., will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, 1999 at The First Christian Church, 814 Prudom, Pawhuska. Reverend Ronald Eldridge will officiate. Services are under the direction of Johnson's Funeral Directors of Pawhuska, Okla.
Interment will be in The Pawhuska Cemetery. Rose was born Feb. 22, 1918, in Morrison, Okla. to Warren Edward Ford and Grace Elizabeth (Daffron) Ford. She died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999, in St. John's Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla. Rose's family moved to Coyle, Okla. when she was a child. She attended school and graduated from Coyle High School. On Nov. 24, 1937, James T. Downey and Rose Elizabeth Ford were married in Guthrie, Okla. They made their home on a ranch north of Pawhuska for more than 50 years. After Jim's death, Rose moved to town and continued to run the ranch. Rose was an active member of The First Christian Church, The Christian Women's Fellowship, The GFWC-Heeko Club, The P.E.O., The Pawhuska Hospital Auxiliary, The Osage County Cattlewomen and The Red Eagle Home Extension Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim, Oct. 13, 1988. She is survived by her brother, Edward Ford and wife Gail of Coyle; three daughters: Joyce Ward and husband Edward of Pawhuska, Carol Henry and husband Charles of Borger, Texas, and Kathy Ricci and husband of Millville, N.J.; four grandchildren: Christopher Ward of Pawhuska, James Henry and wife Jennifer of Tulsa; Jeffrey Henry of Stillwater, and Stephanie Jones of Las Vegas, Nev.; three great-grandchildren: Rose Allison, Kathryn Elizabeth and James Edward Ward of Pawhuska and a host of other family members and friends.
A memorial has been established in The First Christian Church, 814 Prudom, Pawhuska, OK 74056.


|D Surnames Obit Index Page|


Updated: Thursday, 07-Aug-2008 08:40:31 CDT

This site may be freely linked, but not duplicated
in any way without consent.

Format © by Tammie Chada

The copyright (s) on this page must appear on all
copied and/or printed material.

All rights reserved! Commercial use of material within this site is prohibited!