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1944 Jerry 2016

Jerry Franklin Ford "The Sawman"

October 11, 1944 — January 7, 2016

-Guyton- Mr. Jerry Franklin Ford, "The Sawman," 71, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016 at Candler Hospital surrounded by his family, following a long battle with COPD. Daddy was a very strong-willed, determined man, having defeated nearly every obstacle that ever came his way. He was a loving, devoted husband, daddy, papa, brother, mentor and friend. Jerry was the former owner of Savannah Saw Works and Southeastern Sharpening. He attended Abundant Life Church in Springfield, where he faithfully served as a deacon. i�½i�½ He is preceded in death by his father, Joseph Ford and the love of his life, his wife, Betty Jane Ford. He leaves to cherish his memory; son, Curtis Ford (Joyce) of Guyton; daughters, Sherri Baxter of Springfield and Jerrie Sutton (Danny) of Guyton; 4 grandchildren, Eric Thomas, Brandon Sutton (Brittany), Danielle Sutton and Kailee Baxter; 3 great grandchildren, Haylee West and Lacey and Brantley Sutton; mother, Cassie Ford of Springfield; three brothers, Steve Ford of Guyton, Jody Ford (Kitty) of Rincon, and Chris Ford (Holly) of Rincon; sister, Betty Renfro (Dale) of Rincon; loyal service dog, Shotgun; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. A special thanks to Dr. Ahmed, Dr. Masroor, Candler ICU nurses, and Respiratory Therapy. Visitation will be held at Riggs Funeral Home on Sunday, January 10, 2016 from 5 - 8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. on January 11 at Abundant Life Church with burial to follow in the Springfield Annex. Remembrances may be made in honor of Mr. Jerry to Abundant Life Church, 1541 Highway 21 South, Springfield, Georgia 31329 Riggs Funeral Home i�½i�½Guyton, Georgiai�½i�½


Monday, January 11, 2016

1 p.m.i�½i�½

Abundant Life Church


Sunday, January 10, 2016

5 - 8i�½i�½

Riggs Funeral Home
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