Ava Ford Smith, 81, of Russellville, passed away Friday, March 22, 2019, at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. She was born March 27, 1937, in Nogo, Arkansas, daughter of Thomas and Bertha Rains Ford.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Clark, parents, brothers, Elison Ford, Ollison Ford; sisters, Stella Austin, Bonnie Bridges. She was of the Assembly of God Faith.
She is survived by 3 sons, Joseph Andrews, John Walter Andrews, Anthony Lynn Smith; daughter, Sheila Jamell; 2 brothers, Troy E. Ford of Oklahoma, Thomas L. Ford of Russellville; 2 sisters, Shelby Jean Ragland, Rosie Elaine and Lester Collins; sister-in-law, Linda Ford; 9 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Graveside Service and Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2019 at Nogo Cemetery with Rev. Thomas McCoy officiating.