Marca Lou Ford

May 19, 2020

Marca Lou Ford, 87, formerly of Frankfort, Ind., died May 19, 2020 at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette, Ind.  She was born January 2, 1933 in North Salem, Ind. to Orville & Mary (Clemens) Batts.  She married Lowell Pharon Ford on June 5, 1952 in Lebanon, Ind. and he preceded her in death on June 23, 2016.

Marca was a 1952 graduate of Jackson Township School.  She was a homemaker who loved and adored all of her grandchildren, enjoyed playing cards with her sisters and was of the Christian Faith.


Due to the current circumstances facing our Nation, this service will be live streamed on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 11 a.m.,  please click the link below to participate.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St. Frankfort. Following the guidelines established by the State of Indiana in response to the COVID-19, we will be allowing up to 25 people in the funeral home at a time. When you arrive at the funeral home parking lot, staff members will provide directions. We appreciate your cooperation and patience. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Luke Fausett, her grandson, will officiate. The funeral service will be live-streamed at 11 a.m., to participate, the link is available above. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Redeemer Baptist Church, 109 Moeller Rd., New Haven, IN 46774.

Survived by:

2 Daughters: Debra Wilson of Lafayette and Paula (Chris) Fausett of rural Rossville, 1 Son: Don (Debbie) Ford of Frankfort, 1 Sister: Margaret (Walter) Lowery of Thorntown, Brother: Lanny (Mary) Batts of Lebanon, 4 Grandchildren: Maggie (Dustin) Morgan of Arizona, Ross (Chastity) Ford of rural Frankfort, Bethany (Phillipe) Sallade of Rossville, Luke (Jenna) Fausett of Fort Wayne, 9 Great Grandchildren, Hank, Beckett, Elias, Aurora, Samuel, Lowell, Gillian, Quentin and Deven and 1 Great Great Grandchild, Henley.

Preceded by:

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Charles Batts & Orville ‘Vic’ Batts, 2 sisters, Joan Smith and Jean Gregg, 3 grandsons, Brandon Cook, Wesley Kingma and Joshua Kingma.


Leave your Condolences

26 Condolences for “Marca Lou Ford”

  1. Susan Davis May 19, 2020 at 6:49 pm

    So sorry for your loss.

  2. Ray A Davis May 20, 2020 at 3:18 am

    Paula and Deb, My heart breaks for you. So sorry for the loss of your Mother. She always greeted me with a warm smile and a hug. No more of earthly life’s suffering and pain. She and Lowell are once again together with our Lord and King Jesus Forever. Prayers going up for you all.

  3. Jeff and LaDonna Yandell May 20, 2020 at 3:49 am

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are all in our prayers.

  4. Barb Fausett May 20, 2020 at 5:30 am

    To the Family- our hearts go out to your family in the loss of Marca. Her passing is a glory for her, being in the presence of God, & with Lowell, but leaves a mighty empty space in the lives of her loved ones. May God give you peace & comfort in the days to come, as you all adjust your lives to her loss. Barb & Wayne Fausett

  5. Erilda Coleman May 20, 2020 at 5:55 am

    Dear family,
    So sorry for your loss. Know you will always keep her close in your heart. Sending hugs and prayers. God Bless – Ron & Erilda Coleman – Foley, AL

  6. Cindi Cole May 20, 2020 at 9:12 am

    Deb, Don & Paula Kay,

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your momma. I have so many memories of she and your dad. What a wonderful reunion they are having now!
    You are all in my thoughts and prayers.



  7. Cindy Kelly May 20, 2020 at 9:28 am

    So very sorry for your loss. She will be missed. Hugs and prayers

  8. Denny Hollis May 20, 2020 at 9:36 am

    So sorry for your loss. First as a neighbor and then a best friend and confidant. Your parents were so nice to me and I got to spend a lot of time with them in my younger years. Your Mother was the best.

  9. Bruce Dittemore May 20, 2020 at 10:43 am

    Paula, Deb and Don,

    Sending love, hugs and prayers to all of you. I have very fond memories of your mom…and dad. They were both great people!

    Love you guys


  10. Linda & Mark Messick May 20, 2020 at 10:47 am

    Sending love and hugs. Know you are in our hearts and prayers.
    Love, Linda and Mark (Messick)

  11. Aldine Dittemore May 20, 2020 at 10:50 am

    Praying for you and thinking of you during this very difficult time.
    Love, Aunt Aldine

    • Melissa White May 21, 2020 at 1:35 am

      Paula, I am so sorry for your loss. May the Lord be EVERY provision for you and your family right now. May He strengthen you and comfort you and bring you peace!

  12. Marlene Graham May 20, 2020 at 10:52 am

    Thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort in this very difficult time.
    Love, Aunt Marlene

  13. Crystal Dillingham May 20, 2020 at 12:22 pm

    Paula and family, I’m sorry to read of your mom and grandmother’s passing. It is never easy to lose someone you love. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during the coming days. Hold tight to your many precious memories.

  14. Kathy Smith May 20, 2020 at 1:30 pm

    Paula & Chris and Don & Debbie,
    So very sorry for your loss, you are in our prayers.
    “Keep The Faith”
    Fred & Kathy Smith

  15. Kelli Hinton May 20, 2020 at 7:47 pm

    Deb and family, I am so sorry to hear of you loss.
    Prayers to all in this difficult time.

  16. Vicki Pitts Morrison May 20, 2020 at 7:51 pm

    So very sorry for your family’s loss. Mrs. Ford has been one of my favorite clients and friend for many years. Healing prayers in your time of grief.

  17. Dusty Sturgeon May 20, 2020 at 8:33 pm

    My hearts breaks for your family. May your wonderful memories provide you peace in the days ahead.

  18. Ron and Brenda Skiles May 20, 2020 at 8:55 pm

    Our hearts are breaking for all of you. But we know she had a strong Christian faith, and we rejoice in knowing without a doubt, that she is with Jesus and with Lowell. May the Lord comfort you in the days ahead as you grieve for her, as only He can.

  19. Tom and Erica Hughes May 20, 2020 at 11:07 pm

    So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  20. Betty Stambaugh May 21, 2020 at 8:38 am

    I was a classmate of Marca. I am sorry for your loss.

  21. Linda Gibson Benge May 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

    To all the family, especially Paula, Chris and family, please know we are praying for you all and keeping you uplifted. We are assured that JESUS is sending His assurance, comfort and presence to you all. They are together again, finally. I will always remember them sitting together in church and they were so devoted to each other, but also, and most importantly, to God. Such an example and witness. Our hearts and prayers will remain with you all.

  22. Ty and Saretha Wright May 21, 2020 at 10:56 am

    Paula & Deb,
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time. We love you and your family and will cherish the memories too.

  23. Bill and Lou Ray May 21, 2020 at 10:58 am

    So sorry for your loss. Bill and Lou Ray

  24. Tom and Susan Yeager May 21, 2020 at 11:59 am

    What a beautiful service and tribute to a wonderful woman! Praying for comfort and peace.

  25. Mark and June Palmer May 21, 2020 at 3:18 pm

    You are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

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