Daphna

November 21, 1921 ~ August 23, 2020

Born in: Dry Fork, KY
Resided in: Glasgow, KY

Daphna Dee Ford, age 98, of Glasgow, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2020 at the NHC Healthcare facility in Glasgow. Daphna was born, November 21, 1921 in Dry fork, KY. She was the daughter of the late Boyd and Gladys Thomerson Smith. Daphna was a 1938 graduate of Austin-Tracy High School. After high school she became a Beautician and worked for over 60 years at Daphna’s Beauty Shop. She loved playing Rook with her friends and was a member of the South Green Street Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sisters, Sarah Norman and Genave Steenbergen both of Glasgow; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Ira Ford; one brother, Charles Bryant Smith; one sister, Dorothy Thomas.

Funeral service for Daphna Ford will be 2:00pm Tuesday, August 25th at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Poplar Log Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 11:00am until 2:00pm at the funeral home.

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  1. My mother and I moved in to the other side of Daphna and Ira’s house in January 1970 after my dad had passed away. Lots of room games too place that year.

    My sincere condolences to the family . Wish I had had a chance to visit her.

  2. One of my fondest childhood memories was staying with Aunt Daphna and Uncle Ira during the summer. My mother Hazel stayed with them before she got married and they Especially loved each other all their lives. I saw her several times at the nursing home. She always remembered me and was happy to see me. She will be missed.

  3. I stayed with my Aunt Daphna & Uncle Ira during the snowy winter of 1976 when I lived in Tompkinsville & worked in Glasgow. Years later, I was blessed to visit with her the four years my Parents were at NHC. She was such a sweet lady and I loved her so very much.💕

  4. Sarah and Genave, one of my fondest
    memories is spending the night
    with you from school in the fall of 1946 or spring of
    1947. My
    condolences on the death of your sister, Daphna.

  5. So sorry to hear this, My Mom, Mable Oaks, would want to share her sympathies with her family. Long time friends they were.

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