Born April 14, 1941, in Albany, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Garnet R. and Donna L. (Hammitt) Ford. She graduated from Arcola High School, Arcola, Ind. with the class of 1959. She retired from Verizon (previously G.T.E. and General Telephone) after 47 years of service. She was a dedicated member of I.B.E.W. Local 723.
Surviving are her siblings, Kay Ford-Sollimo of Medford, N.J., Lynn (William) Smith of Churubusco, Lee (Cheryl) Ford of Columbia City, Coy Marie Hagan, Kim (Ron) Hawn both of Fort Wayne; eight nieces; four nephews; one stepson, Thomas C. Jarvis, Jr.; six grandchildren; one great-grandson, and special cousin, Judy Ford. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas C. Jarvis, Sr. and stepson, Christopher Donald A. Jarvis.
Funeral service is 4 p.m. Saturday, January 5, 2013 at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, with visitation one hour prior to service. Visitation also from 2-8 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2013 at the funeral home.
Burial in Riverview Cemetery, Churubusco. Memorials may be given in memory of Sue to the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association or St. John’s Lutheran Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Please visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the online guest register.