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Bennie Joyce (Woodward) Ford

January 29, 1931 ~ April 18, 2022 (age 91)


Bennie Joyce Ford, 91, passed away Monday, April 18, 2022, at Conway Regional Medical Center with her family at her side.  Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, April 21, at Humphrey Funeral Home.  Graveside service will be Friday, April 22 at 10:00 am at Salem Cemetery in Plainview, Arkansas.

She was born January 29, 1931, to James Ben Woodward and Daisy (Ellis) Woodward in Plainview, Arkansas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert C. Ford, a daughter Robin Massengill, brother J.A. Woodward, sisters, Sudie Wells and, LaRue Wright

She is survived by her son, Trent (Debbie) Ford; two grandchildren, Mallory Ford and, Benjamin Jensen; and three great-grandchildren.

A retired science teacher, she never stopped teaching. Additionally, she loved fishing and spending time at her second home in Grand Isle, Louisiana. A devout Christian, she served unselfishly at both First Baptist in Russellville and Grand Isle.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 129 Cedar Lane Grand Isle, Louisiana 70358.  Internet obituary and online guestbook are available at

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April 21, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Humphrey Funeral Chapel
2801 West Main
Russellville, AR 72801

Graveside Service
April 22, 2022

10:00 AM
Salem Cemetery
Salem Road
Plainview, AR 72857


First Baptist Church - Grand Isle
First Baptist Church, 129 Cedar Lane, Grand Isle LA 70358

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