Simmie B. Ford was born May 2, 1928 in Arp, Texas and was raised by Amy and Joe Bailey who preceded him in death. alone with is wife, Ethel Pevey, (1) brother; Floyd Robertson, (1) sister; Jessie Mae Ford. He later married Gussie Johnson who preceded him in death also, alone with stepson; Emmett Wofford.
He accepted Christ at an early life at Mt. Herman Church and receives his education from Arp Industrial High School.
Simmie leaves to cherish his memories; a loving and devoted daughter; Thelma J. Fletcher, son; Donald Wayne Ford, stepson; Dr. Cline D. Kennedy, Los Angles, CA, (7) grand children (11) great grand children and a host of other relatives and friends