Ola Mary (Easterling) Ford

August 1, 1947 ~ November 30, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Ola Mary Easterling Ford was born in Bennettsville located in Marlboro County, South Carolina on August 1, 1947. She was born the daughter of the late Eloise M. Easterling and Robert Easterling. She was educated in the public school system of Marlboro County. Early in life she accepted the gift of salvation and received Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. She was a lifelong and dedicated member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Bennettsville. She served faithfully until her health declined. There she  served as a choir member, on the Usher's Board and the Pastor's Aide. Ola was also a dedicated member of Miles Tent No. 22. She was employed for 27 years at United Technologies in Bennettsville as a Lead Tester. Later she then was employed at Marlboro Park Hospital as a Certified Nurse's Assistant and retired after 10 years of service. Her marriage was to the late John Edward Ford, Sr. She was preceded in death by her son, Randy M. Easterling. Ola really enjoyed cooking, dancing and spending time with her family and friends. She was definitely the life of the party and you were guaranteed to have a great time in her presence. She was a natural caregiver and loved doing for others. She also enjoyed decorating her home for various holidays. On November 30, 2023 while in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family; Ola Mary Ford responded to the voice of God that only she heard summoning her to come to Him. She leaves to cherish her sweet memories, but not limited to: her loving children: sons, Robert "Baby" Easterling (Marilyn) and John "Big Time" E. Ford, Jr.; two daughters, Helene Pringle (Ronald) and Sharon Denise Quick (Timothy Quick, Sr.); one sister, Betty Jean Bruce; two brothers, Gregory Bunten and Edward Bunton; grandchildren; great grandchildren, other close relatives and friends who will miss this sweet lady. Tributes maybe posted at or on Facebook at Quick's Funeral Home. Tune into Glory Radio 98.5 FM each evening at 7:30 p.m. for any updates. A celebration of life will be held on December 8, 2023- 1:00 p.m. at Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church-211 Kinney Street - Bennettsville, SC 29512 with burial to take place in Ideal Cemetery.

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Celebration of Life
December 8, 2023

1:00 PM
Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church - 211 Kinney Street, Ideal Cemetery, Bennettsville


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