Betty Ford

Betty Louise (Pifer) Ford, 81, of Weirton, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2017 at Weirton Medical Center. Born December 4, 1936 in Steubenville, the daughter of the late Charles Pifer and Audrey (Burdette) Pifer. She was preceded in death by her husband William “Bill” Ford.

Betty graduated from Weir High in 1955. She was a former C&P Telephone operator and supervisor. She was a very active member of the Northside Church of God where she was a song and YPE leader and Sunday School teacher. She was also the previous lady’s ministry president. In recent years, Betty had been attending the New Life Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Shelly (Ken) Sparks; son, William “Bill” Ford both of Weirton; two grandsons, James and Eric Noel; and two great-granddaughters, Gabrielle and Elliana Noel.

Friends will be received on Monday from 2-4, 6-8 pm at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Pastor Curtis Moser, Pastor Jason Romine, Pastor Dave Parker and Pastor Bob Mazeroski will officiate.

Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton.

Share tributes and memories with Bettys family at 304.748.3219.