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Karolyn Ford

November 1, 2015

Karolyn Louise (Rossiter) Ford, was born February 2, 1936, in Newton, Kansas, to Patrick and Edythe Rossiter. She grew up in Newton, Kansas and attended High School there until she decided to get here GED. Karolyn studied home interior design, and woodworking. She attended All Nations and Riverpoint church. She loved cooking and, everyone loved her old school recipe of Swiss steak, she loved spending time with her family, going to garage sales, shopping at the thrift store and watching the news daily. She enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers football team play, they were her favorite team. Karolyn lived at the Newton, Midtown Towers for seven years, and volunteered with numerous activities with being in charge of the money, for special events that were held on occasional for funding raising purposes, and she also enjoyed going to bingo there, unfortunately her health begin to fail. She was a very active and independent woman. She had a heart of gold and never met a stranger.
She is preceded in death by her parents Patrick and Edythe Rossiter, and three daughters, Linda Jackson, Annette Jones and Jorene Jones, two sisters, Sylvia Walker, Shirley Marshall and, Brother Floyd Wright.
She is survived by four children, William H. Jones III, Newton, Kansas Michelle Dozier, Winfield, Kansas Jacqueline DuBose and Girard Jones of Newton, Kansas and two sisters: Helen McClellan of Newton, Kansas, and Gloria Lawson of Oakland, California. Two sister-in laws Teola, Smith and Jerry Rowland, of Oklahoma, City.
Nieces: Pam Small and husband (Charles) of Valley Center, Ks, Jehnine Edwards, of Newton, Kansas, and Yvonne Pete and husband Paul of Wichita, Kansas, Robin Simmons and husband (Sammie), Kasandra Jones and husband Robert of Oklahoma, City and Host of Nieces and Nephew.
Nephews: Mike Roberson of Newton, Kansas and Chris McClellan and wife (Tye) of Hampton, Georgia, Dennis Walker Jr and wife (Debra) of Carrollton, Texas, Vincent Walker and wife (Lori) of Sacramento, CA., Scott Walker of Newton, Kansas. Julian Giles of Newton, Ks, Kevin Giles of Newton, Ks, Darren Giles of Newton
Karolyn also leaves to cherish her life, her nine grandchildren, Marcus Dozier Jr, (Ranae Dozier), Gary DuBose Jr, Newton, Ks, Williams Jones IV, of Oklahoma, City, Eva DuBose (Rodrick Hunter) of Wichita, Ks, Mia Busher (Brandon Sr). of Wichita, Ks, MyNisha Gregory of Winfield, Ks, Christina Butler, Tiffany Jones, Irene Jones all of Oakland, Ca. She also leaves her great grandchildren to cherish her memories. Anthony Dozier, Makayla Dozier, Kylea DuBose, Deantrie Dozier, Raishawn Dozier, Janae Ray Dozier, Shariah Stewart, Brandon Busher Jr. Brandi Busher, Amayah DuBose, Michael Torres, Jaida Rai Degenstein, Jakhelan Hunter, Jamika Hunter, Jaleisa Hunter, Rodrick Hunter II., Quiare Hunter, Jearon Hunter, Amir Hunter, Xarius Hunter,
Cousins Tersea Foster, Valarie Thaw, of Newton, Ks, Heidi Thaw of Wichita, Ks. And a host of other family members and friends.
Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 6, 2015 at Petersen Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Lee presiding. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday evening at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30 to 8:00. Private burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery Newton. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association in care of Petersen Funeral Home.
II Timothy 4: 6-7. For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course and I have kept the faith.

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11 thoughts on “Karolyn Ford

  1. sorry for your lost I know your pain stay prayed up she’s in a better place I will love her and miss her always take care and know God loves you!

  2. Aunt Karolyn, words can never be said to show how much I love you! You always treated me like I was one of your children, not a neice, I will miss you, your Katie Ann!

  3. IM SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS . SHE Was A GREAT LADY. May God be with all of your families at this time.
    Love you all
    Lyn Porter

  4. A beautiful spirit has left this world. I will always remember the Beans which referred to as “Lil Fellas or Big Fellas.” so many memories. Blessings to the family. Shirley Loud McClellan-Smith.

  5. I will always remember your beautiful smile. You will be missed. To the family Love you guys and know that you all are in my heart in prayers. Love you all Dolores Plunkett

  6. Michelle Doziet I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers are going up for your family as God walk with you during the loss of your love one.

  7. I am sorry for your Loss. Surely we will miss her. I extend my prayers for your family. GOD BLESS your family always and may the LORD guide you in everything.

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