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Nona Ford, age 84

Nona Ford, 84, passed away on April 30, 2020.  She was born on March 10, 1936 in Conway, Arkansas to the late Henry and Dovie (Higgs) Burgess.

She was a strong, wonderful and loving mother, sister and granny.  She recently retired two years ago as a dispatcher with CCS Trucking in Conway, Arkansas. 

She is preceded in death by her loving husband Bobby Ford, son Ricky Ford, brother Milburn Burgess and grandson Bradley Ross.

Nona leaves behind her loving family; her children Ronnie Ford of Wooster, Arkansas and Connie Ross (Michael) of Little Rock, Arkansas; her brother Ray Burgess of Amarillo, Texas; her grandchildren Misty Ross, Robert Ross, Jennifer Mason, her five great-grandchildren; her two great-great- grandchildren; many friends and family.

In light of current public health concerns a service will be held at a later date. Her family is very grateful for your understanding, support and prayers in this difficult time.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076.  501-982-3400


  • Eddie & Renee Burgess Posted May 1, 2020 4:32 PM

    A very special Loving Aunt .

    • Mandy Burgess Hagee Posted May 1, 2020 6:33 PM

      My precious, Great Aunt Nona!! We will miss you so much but we’ll see you again!!!

    • Connie Posted May 1, 2020 6:35 PM

      Thank you she loved you guys

  • Tosha Hartman Posted May 1, 2020 6:17 PM

    You will be missed!!! I love ypu!!

  • Dennis and Donna Arney Posted May 1, 2020 6:27 PM

    Sweet loving Aunt. We feel blessed to have wonderful memories with her

  • Trudy Robertson Posted May 1, 2020 6:45 PM

    Praying for you and your family.

  • Vicky Mullins Leber Posted May 1, 2020 6:45 PM

    Love you

  • Connie McMillen Posted May 1, 2020 6:49 PM

    Thoughts and prayers go out to Ms. Nona’s Family.

  • Barbara Slattery Posted May 1, 2020 7:25 PM

    Such a fun loving Aunt. Always ready for an adventure!

  • Jody Lentz Posted May 1, 2020 7:42 PM

    How I loved Nona, I talked to her almost every day sometimes twice. Prayers for Ronnie, Connie and Ray and all of her family. She talked a lot about her grandchildren. She was always a hard worker. Rest in Peace my Sweet Friend

  • Jerry and Janis Robbins Posted May 1, 2020 8:56 PM

    So sorry for your loss, praying for all of you.

  • Nan Hankins Posted May 1, 2020 11:10 PM

    So sorry for the passing of Nona! She was a special person and always happy, uplifting, when working with her!! May she Rest In Peace!!

  • Roy & Alice Taylor Posted May 2, 2020 9:12 AM

    Connie & Mike
    Please know that we are so sorry for hear of your loss. May Your heart be comforted with sweet memories of times and joys shared with your mom . We pray that your spirit will be lifted in the days to come as her love is continues to live on in you . We love you & Be blessed !

  • Gary Stane Posted May 2, 2020 10:01 AM

    I worked with Nona over 15 years sad to see her go a friend indeed

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