Geneva Ford

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Evangelist Geneva (Head) Ford age 76 went home to be with the Lord on July 23rd, 2017 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

She was born to Minnie (Thomas) Head and John Lee Head on August 8, 1940 in Social Circle Georgia. She came to Ohio in 1951 where she attended St. Dominic Catholic School, Maryland Jr. High and Champion High Schools.

Evangelist Ford, being a true beloved woman of God accepted the Lord in her life at the loving age of 11 at Union Tabernacle Church under Deacon Banks. She was baptized in the Jordon River and called to ministry at the age of 12. As a hard working woman, Evangelist Ford wore many hats.  During her career she worked at Talbot Hall at OSU, cared for and did cleaning work for the elderly. She loved to sing and Cook and help the homeless but her greatness passion was ministering and bringing people to Christ and holding bible study at home and at church.

Not being a one sided person she listen as well as gave good advice to others.  Soon Evangelist Ford took on a new role. On March 19, 1974, she married her loving husband Mr. Charles Louis Ford. Still she had time for her ministry, she attended the First Pentecostal Church of Charity under Bishop Dalton Butler Sr. However, in 1993 She became a member of  Promise Land Believers Fellowship Assemblies World Wide under Dr. Bishop Forest Rhodes (now Pastor Rozonno McGhee) until God called her home.

Evangelist Geneva Ford is preceded in death by, Husband, Mr. Charles Ford, Her parents, Her Brothers Albert Thompson & John Lee Head.  Sisters , Mary Belcher, Aileen Thompson, Daughter  Rachael Brown  Linda Dixon, Kathleen Potter, Betty Reynolds, and one  granddaughter  Shereda Head.

She leaves to cherish her memory Daughters Tracy (Mark) Head, Eugenia Ford, Georgiamay (Jimmy) Carpenter, and Sons Johnny (Myrtle) Ford Charles Jr. (Jean) Ford … Brothers Henry Broughton… Sisters Barbara Ayers, Lillian Broughton,…  Sister- in –Law, Anna Head.  Grandchildren…Carlos, Cindy, Denise,  Emmanuel, Lester, Maurice, Micaela, Mikale, Nosha,  Rico, Roshanda & Tracy. Spiritual daughters Jasmine Hall, Lynette Massey, Beverly Radford , Jomela Smith.  Best friends Laura Bosley, Pastor Clarisse Buger,  Evangelist Cordelia Foster,  Bishop Forest and Mother Johnice Rhodes, Gloria Stevens  and  a host of grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and great –great- grandchildren, as well as  a host of  Nieces,  Nephews, Cousins.

Visitation 11:00 a.m. Funeral 12:00 p.m. Friday August 4, 2017 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery.

Condolence Messages

  1. Mrs. Gwendolyn Britford

    My condolences goes out to the Family of (“Grandma) Evangelist Geneva Ford (Head), God’s radiant light showed through her: with her sharing her heartfelt faith in Christ Jesus, showing respect-love to others ,caring for people and much more. She will be truly missed. (John 14:2,3 Easy to Read Version-EVR) 14:2 There are many rooms in my Father’s house. I am going there to prepare a place for you. 14:3 Then I will take you with Me, so that you can be where I am. Lean on the Everlasting Arms of Jesus Christ. God’s Peace, Strength,and Love be with All of You.

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