Delores Ford, 99, of Rushville, passed away at 2:00 AM, Monday, April 20, 2020, at the Rushville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rushville.
She was born on February 19, 1921, in Bainbridge Township, Schuyler County, Illinois, the daughter of Clarence Leonard and Harriett Lucille (Hood) Bankus. She first married Robert Cameron on October 11, 1940, in Hannibal, Missouri, and he preceded her in death on July 3, 1958. She later married Ivan Ford on September 5, 1970, in Rushville. He preceded her in death on September 16, 1991.
Surviving are her daughter Joy Lynn Kempkes and husband Donald of Jacksonville, Florida, daughter –in-law Sharon Cameron of Astoria, five grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and sister Virginia Abbott. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, and son Gary Cameron.
Delores was a homemaker and worked for Krauss Pharmacy in Rushville. She later worked as a file clerk and microfilm operator for the Secretary of State Drivers License Facility in Springfield retiring in 1976.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Rushville. She enjoyed quilting.
Due to the current health situation and directives from the Illinois Governor and the CDC, private services will be held. Interment will be in the Rushville City Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Hope Blooms, in care of Rushville State Bank, PO Box 50, Rushville, Illinois, 62681.
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